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Delay on Ineos road closure decision

Residents were disappointed to learn the decision on a petrochemical giant’s plans to close a public road will not be taken next week.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Jackknifed lorry closes off road

A busy route is closed off after a lorry overturned.

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Councillor Craig R Martin and MSP Angus MacDonald both support local authorities running bus services

Council could run its own local bus service in future

The Scottish Government has been accused of doing a “U-turn” on bus regulation after the Transport Minister announced proposals that could see councils run their own bus routes.

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The Forth Road Bridge was closed after a lorry overturned. Picture: Traffic Scotland

Man charged after Forth Road Bridge closure

A man has been charged with dangerous driving after a lorry overturned on the Forth Road Bridge yesterday afternoon.

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Bridge reopens to vehicles

Bridge reopens to vehicles

The Forth Road Bridge has now reopened to traffic after an overturned lorry was removed.

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Forth Road Bridge closed again

Forth Road Bridge closed again

The Forth Road Bridge is closed both ways once again due to an overturned lorry.

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Bo’ness bus project given cash boost

Bo’ness bus project given cash boost

A campaign to run a community-operated bus service from Bo’ness to Edinburgh received a major cash boost this week.

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Bridge drivers who defy bans may face tougher sanctions

Bridge drivers who defy bans may face tougher sanctions

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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Union leaders have called for railways to be nationalised. Picture: TSPL

Train misery with delays for commuters

Rail commuters are facing delays tonight on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.

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Falkirk High Station pre-1915

Rail line celebrates 175th anniversary

It’s Scotland’s busiest passenger railway and a vital link between the nation’s capital and its largest city.

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Bridge misery for motorists

Bridge misery for motorists

Motorists were warned to expect delays as temporary traffic lights on the Kincardine Bridge are currently out of order.

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There were massive tailbacks last month due to overturned lorry closing Forth Road Bridge. Pic: Michael Gillen

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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The Kincardine Bridge will be resurfaced leading to some closures

Kincardine Bridge repair work will mean some disruption

Motorists using the Kincardine Bridge (A985) can expect weeks of disruption and some closures as essential maintenance is carried out.

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In pictures: Final link goes in on Queensferry Crossing

The last section of the new Queensferry Crossing has been lifted into place, completing the 1.7-mile link across the Forth.

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Replacement of the expansion joints was postponed until after the Queensferry Crossing opens

Major roadworks on Forth Road Bridge after Queensferry Crossing opens

The long-delayed replacement of worn-out expansion joints under the Forth Road Bridge's carriageways is to go ahead next year.

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Police have cordoned off a section of South Gyle Broadway today following a collision.

Man dies and woman seriously injured after road accident

A man has died and a woman has been seriously injured after a road accident near Dalmeny.

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Rab Jeffrey with wife Helen, right and volunteer Rhona Lapsley. Picture: Michael Gillen

‘New bus will help bring visitors to our attractions’

A new bus service to and from Edinburgh could be created to help Bo’ness residents get to the capital and bring visitors to the town’s attractions.

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Traffic will be diverted around the Kincardine Bridge on Monday night/Tuesday morning

Overnight closure on busy route

A busy route will be closed overnight next week to improve road markings.

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The bridge closure has caused traffic chaos

Officials hope to re-open Forth Road Bridge tomorrow morning

Forth Road Bridge chiefs hope to re-open the crossing for tomorrow morning’s rush hour after a juggernaut was blown over in 74mph winds early today.

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