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Train delays due to fault

Disruption on trains are expected until later in the afternoon today following a fault with the signalling system at Polmont.

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Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Cllr Kevin Lang pictured celebrating the return of a number 43 bus service to Queensferry

Success for community bus campaign

The communities of Queensferry and Dalmeny have been fighting hard to obtain a reliable transport service from Lothian Buses and are delighted that their hard-won efforts are paying dividends following Stagecoache’s announcement they were withdrawing from the service.

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Road closed for clear up operation

Road closed for clear up operation

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area around the Avon Gorge after a vehicle lost its load.

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Driver Graeme Turton, committee member, Marion Hunter and secretary Rab Jeffrey of the Bo'ness and Area Community Bus Association. Picture: Michael Gillen

Boost for social enterprises

Two social enterprises are celebrating after receiving grants to help get their businesses up and running.

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BACBA members Rhona Lapsley, Rab Jeffrey and Helen Jeffrey who are trailblazing the new service. Picture: Michael Gillen

Optimism high as trial period starts for Bo’ness community bus

A community bus to provide services to and from Edinburgh will hit the road next week following a successful campaign.

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First MD Paul McGowan says the changes will benefit travellers. Picture: Michael Gillen

Extra bus services en route

Bus commuters from Linlithgow to Edinburgh will have more services following an announcement on changes by operator First West Lothian.

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Diversions are in place in the Old Town.

Traffic disruption ahead

Travellers are being warned of traffic disruption at a busy roundabout near the Kincardine Bridge next week.

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Meeting on airport flight paths is called

Meeting on airport flight paths is called

A public meeting to discuss Edinburgh Airport’s controversial flight path proposals has been arranged for next week.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Train services to be cancelled during Easter

Train services to be cancelled during Easter

Train services through Falkirk Grahamston are to be cancelled for a full day over the Easter weekend to strengthen a road bridge.

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The Queensferry Crossing will be delayed again.

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed for a second time

The Queensferry Crossing will not now open in May, economy secretary Keith Brown has admitted to MSPs

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Residents put forward their objections to Falkrik Council at the March 13 public meeting

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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