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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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Signal fault leads to disruption for rail passengers

Signal fault leads to disruption for rail passengers

Commuters were hit by delays to their journeys this morning as a signal system fault caused chaos on the railways.

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Traffic chaos at Earlsgate roundabout

Traffic chaos at Earlsgate roundabout

Motorists have faced over 24 hours of traffic chaos after a fault at a busy roundabout.

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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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‘Revolution’ on trains to cause delay for Falkirk passengers

‘Revolution’ on trains to cause delay for Falkirk passengers

Rail travellers in Falkirk are being warned to expect disruption to services as more work is carried out on the lines.

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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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The new rail bridge is now in place over the A803 Glasgow Road at Carmuirs
Picture: Michael Gillen

New bridge now in place at Camelon

The project to replace the railway bridge above Glasgow Road in Carmuirs, Camelon was successfully completed over the Easter weekend.

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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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The road will be closed until April 21

Road closes to allow railway bridge to be replaced

Motorists face delays and detours when a busy main road closes tonight
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Free parking in Falkirk

Free parking in Falkirk

A popular initiative to encourage more visitors to the town centre and support businesses has been reintroduced.

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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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Scottish transport minister Humza Yousaf

Rail station bid looks to have hit the buffers until 2019

The campaign to bring a railway station to Bonnybridge has suffered a setback as Scotland’s transport minister could not guarantee government support.

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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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Motorists hit by closure of Camelon road

Motorists hit by closure of Camelon road

Motorists face weeks of disruption while work takes place to replace a railway bridge over a busy main road.

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Motorist (82) dies after car crashes into wall

Motorist (82) dies after car crashes into wall

An 82-year-old man has died after the car he was driving left the road and smashed into a wall.

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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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Boness community council convener Madelene Hunt lets Ineos representatives have it with both barrels during Mondays predetermination meeting

Objections against firm’s road closure plans dominate public meeting

It is fair to say Falkirk Council’s elected members got the strong impression residents of Bo’ness and Grangemouth want Bo’ness Road to remain open.

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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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