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Is desire for railway station sliding into ‘snake oil salesman’ territory?

A meeting of Falkirk Council’s executive committee almost went off the rails last week.

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Road safety campaign for school pupils

Road safety campaign for school pupils

A hard-hitting road safety campaign warning school pupils of the dangers of irresponsible driving is to be shown next month.

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Many roads have been badly affected by the wintry weather

Snow expected to continue into weekend

Severe weather are warnings still in force after snow caused road chaos in many parts of the country.

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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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Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Forth Road Bridge closed: Drivers face evening delays

Drivers using the Forth Road Bridge have been warned that they face delays this evening, even if it is reopened after this morning’s closure.

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Delays for motorists mount up

Delays for motorists mount up

Rush hour motorists are being hit be delays this morning

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The Union Canal at Linlithgow

Draining of Union Canal provides a unique opportunity

Thousands of fish are to be moved as part of the first draining of the Union Canal for decades.

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Station footbridge closure

Station footbridge closure

Passengers at Falkirk’s Grahamston Railway Station will have to make do without the footbridge that crosses over the tracks for the next couple of months.

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Teenager dies on rail line

Teenager dies on rail line

A 16-year-old died after being struck by a train on the busy inter-city line yesterday.

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Train delays after death on line

Train delays after death on line

Rush hour rail passengers are facing delays after a death on the inter-city line between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Woman in hospital after station incident

Woman in hospital after station incident

A woman was taken to hospital following an incident between Camelon and Falkirk Grahamston train station on yesterday.

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19-11-2015. Picture Michael Gillen. CAMELON. Camelon railway station. General views.

Disruption for rail passengers

Rail passengers faced disruption this afternoon after an incident involving emergency services between Camelon and Falkirk Grahamston stations.

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Blair with Santa at the Larbert bus depot

Blair’s dream day on the buses...

A little boy with a love of buses enjoyed a special festive day out thanks to the drivers at First Midland Bluebird’s Larbert depot.

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Forth Road Bridge closure on 12/12/15. Pic by Scott Louden.

Truss end links repair on the Forth Road Bridge - one year on

One year on from the re-opening of the Forth Road Bridge after an unprecedented three-week closure for repairs to fractured steelwork, considerable progress has been made.

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Lower bus fare plea

Lower bus fare plea

An MSP has called on travel firm First to cut Bo’ness travellers a break this Christmas and lower bus fares.

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Passengers have been warned to plan in advance. Picture; Greg Macvean

Passengers warned ahead of Edinburgh Waverley’s ‘busiest day’

Rail passengers are being warned to plan ahead if travelling to or from Edinburgh on Saturday.

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There's been a five vehicle crash on the Forth Road Bridge. Pic Ian Rutherford

Five vehicles involved in Forth Road Bridge crash

Emergency services have been notified of a five vehicle collision on the southbound carriageway of the Forth Road Bridge.

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Edinburgh Airport was set to be hit by strikes

Let’s hear it for new noise officer

Edinburgh Airport this week appointed a full-time noise adviser and outlined plans for the creation of an independent noise management board to work with communities.

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Motorists warned to expect delays

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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