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‘The train now standing at this Falkirk platform ... is electric’

Commuters in Falkirk district travelling from Falkirk High, and Polmont, train stations will benefit from additional capacity with electric trains servicing the route from this week.

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Electric trains will be introduced on the Edinburgh to Glasgow line, via Falkirk High from Sunday.  Pic: Michael Gillen.

Electric trains to start running on Edinburgh to Glasgow line

Rail passengers travelling between Edinburgh and Glasgow via Falkirk High will benefit from more seats from this Sunday as electric trains run on that route for the first time.

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Queensferry Crossing lane closures to be lifted. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Lane closures on Queensferry Crossing removed early

Lane closures on the Queensferry Crossing have been lifted overnight.

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Angela is transport’s Woman of the Year

Angela is transport’s Woman of the Year

An employee at a Grangemouth haulage firm has been named Scotland’s Transport Woman of the Year.

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Restrictions begin on the Queensferry Crossing tonight. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing to have 10 months of lane restrictions

More lane restrictions will be in place on the Queensferry Crossing over the next 10 months due to “snagging” issues, it has emerged.

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Police are appealing for information.

Plea for witnesses after fatal road accident near Dunipace

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision near Dunipace.

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There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

ScotRail has released the Christmas and New Year schedule, with warnings that there will be no trains on certain days over the festive period.

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Grangemouth haulage firm employee lifts top award

Grangemouth haulage firm employee lifts top award

Angela Martin is celebrating after being named Scotland’s Transport Woman of the Year.

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The roadworks come just a few months after the bridge opened. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Queensferry Crossing faces lane closure over ‘snagging works’

The new Queensferry Crossing, whicih is just a few months old, is already facing resurfacing work which will mean some traffic will be diverted to the old Forth Road Bridge.

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Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

With a busy weekend of sport ahead, extra carriages are to be added to as many train services as possible to keep customers moving.

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Delays for rail passengers

Delays for rail passengers

Problems on the rail lines is affecting commuters tonight.

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Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Paving the way for new bridge over 
the River Carron

Work begins next month on a new bridge that will connect four communities – Bainsford, Langlees, Carron and Carronshore.

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A First Bus. Picture: Contributed.

New bus service welcomed

A brand new bus service provides a lifeline for a community which was feeling a little left out when it came to public transport links.

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Electric line train’s test positive

Electric line train’s test positive

The electrification of the Edinburgh to Glasgow mainline is rolling on as a new train was tested on the electrified route for the first time.

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The Bridge will reopen. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Revealed: Forth Road Bridge reopening date

It has been revealed that the Forth Road Bridge is to reopen after being closed to traffic for over a month.

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Award for SOS
crew’s heroics

Award for SOS crew’s heroics

The selfless exploits of a merchant ship’s captain and crew during the rescue of 900 refugees have been recognised by a national maritime charity.

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Edinburgh Airport pressure group say works will hit otherwise quiet communities with noise issues and question the future of second runway

Runway works will bring noise concerns

Bo’ness is one of eight areas around Edinburgh Airport that will be affected by noise from planes as the main runway is repaired.

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Road closure on M80 tonight

Road closure on M80 tonight

Junction slip roads will be closed on the M80 tonight to allow essential works to be carried out on safety barriers.

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The digger tipped over as it was being loaded onto a trailer. Picture: Michael Gillen

Digger falls off trailer at Castlecary

A massive digger fell off a trailer on the M80 causing traffic disruption.

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