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Motorists warned to expect delays

Motorists are being warned to expect delays after an accident at Denny Cross badly damaged traffic lights.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Major disruption on the trains

Major disruption on the trains

A broken down train has caused chaos on the rail lines across central Scotland this morning.

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Roads to close to allow £565,000 of improvements

Roads to close to allow £565,000 of improvements

Over half-a-million pounds is being invested to improve the carriageway and paved areas on the M9 between Sandyford and the River Avon.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Pictured are the elected officials who attended the recent meeting.

Backing for station bid

A campaign to put Bonnybridge back on the rail network has received unanimous backing from councillors and parliamentarians.

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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A contraflow system will be in place from Friday until Monday at junction 5 on the M9. Picture: Michael Gillen

Closure on M9 for upgrading work this week

The southbound carriageway of the M9 will be closed for upgrading work this week meaning possible delays over the weekend.

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Scotrail figures show that trains which terminate at Grahmston are on time just 58 per cent of the time

Call for better train services in Falkirk

A demand has been made for action to improve our transport system after details of late trains were published.

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Preparation work for the removal of the rail bridge in Camelon is already causing delays
Picture: Michael Gillen

Road woes for drivers and residents

Motorists are facing weeks of delays while a rail bridge over a busy Camelon road is replaced.

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Network Rail has revealed plans to replace a bridge at Glasgow Road, Carmuirs, which has caused problems for drivers of high-sided vehicles

Road woes for drivers

Motorists face weeks of delays while Network Rail replace a bridge in Camelon.

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Picture: Gary Hutchison

Drivers may face ban on car park use

Motorists could find themselves banned from car parks and roads near the Falkirk Wheel.

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Travellers warned of cuts
to weekend city rail trips

Travellers warned of cuts to weekend city rail trips

Rail travellers are being warned they’ll have to change their plans for the coming weekends due to service reductions and cancellations.

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Rail timetables will change on Sunday due to engineering works

Engineering works disrupt rail timetables

Travellers and those attending the Great Scottish Run are reminded to carefully plan their journey to Glasgow on Sunday as some rail services are affected by engineering works.

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Weekend closure for motorway link road

Weekend closure for motorway link road

The M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed over the weekend from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday.

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The incident happened yesterday morning at Polmont station during rush hour

Train death victim was only 19

The man who was killed by a train at Polmont railway station yesterday was just 19 years old.

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Scott Hamilton was convicted at the high Court in Stirling

Bin lorry driver guilty of careless driving death

A bin lorry driver from Bonnybridge has pleaded guilty to causing the death of an 80-year-old man by careless driving.

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Train death at Polmont station

Train death at Polmont station

A person has died after being hit by a train at Polmont station this morning.

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Parking issues at Weir Street

Action pledged to deal with bad parkers

Inconsiderate drivers have been warned they face fines of up to £50 if they are caught breaking parking rules.

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