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Stranded Scottish sea cadets set to come ashore

Four Scottish cadets stranded on a ship in the South China Sea are set to dock later this week.

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The strike action will impact on Virgin Trains East Coast services on 3 October. Picture: Jon Savage

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

Staff on Virgin Trains East Coast will stage a 24 hour strike next week, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union announced today.

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The M9 is Scotland's slowest motorway. Picture: Michael Gillen

M9 is Scotland’s slowest motorway with average speed of 26mph

THREE Scottish motorways have been named among the slowest in Britain with average speeds as slow as 26mph.

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The MV Hebrides. Picture: TSPL

Divers to begin inspection of harbour crash ferry

Divers will today begin their inspection of the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry that crashed into a harbour as it tried to dock.

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Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Motherwell, Greenock and Arbroath have been named as Scotland’s most affordable “commuter towns”.

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Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

Glasgow drivers must have thought they were going quackers when a giant duck made a bid for freedom.

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Greenock is popular with Glasgow commuters. Picture: TSPL

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Motherwell, Greenock and Arbroath have been named as Scotland’s most affordable “commuter towns”.

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The Forth Bridge closed for three weeks in December and, for some, commuting has never been the same since. Photograph: Jane Barlow

Forth Bridge closure ‘changes commute forever’

Scots’ commuting habits could be permanently altered by major transport disruption incidents, academics have predicted.

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The woman was killed in the crash in the early hours of Saturday morning

Police probe after woman dies in West Lothian car crash

An early morning crash which killed a woman is being investigated by police.

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There are virtually no passenger vessels plying the RIver Clyde

Alastair Dalton: Get passengers back on to the Clyde

A century ago, passenger ships had to squeeze past each other to navigate the congested River Clyde in Glasgow. Today, what was once among the world’s most important waterways is all but empty of traffic. Despite significant development along its banks, including major visitor attractions and several new bridges, there are no river buses and virtually no passenger boats plying the Clyde.

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An artist's impression of the new ScotRail trains built by Hitachi. Picture: Contributed

Video: ScotRail's new Japanese trains put through their paces

Footage of one of ScotRail’s new Japanese-built Hitachi trains being tested in the Czech Republic has been released.

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Flooding is threatened from heavy rain and leaves blocking drains

Scotland's weather: Flooding and gale warning for west coast

A severe weather warning for heavy rain and gales threatening flooding and travel disruption across the west coast on Saturday was issued today by the Met Office.
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The accident caused severe delays for eastbound traffic on Thursday morning.  Picture: Robert Perry

M8 crash leads to seven miles of tailbacks

DRIVERS on the M8 faced Thursday morning tailbacks of about seven miles after a crash forced the closure of two lanes.

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VIDEO: Blaze destroys Lothian bus in Slateford

Firefighters have now extinguised a blaze that gutted a number 35 bus in Slateford.

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A consultation into the new flight path attracted 5,000 responses. Picture: Ian Georgeson

5,000 responses to Edinburgh Airport flight path consultation

Scotland’s busiest airport has received more than 5,000 responses to its consultation on altering flight paths.

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EasyJet carries the most passengers from Scottish airports. Picture: Press Association

EasyJet pilots vote to strike over fatigue

Pilots at Scotland's biggest airline today voted overwhelmingly to strike over fatigue.
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A guide dog being trained to help disabled passengers use Edinburgh Trams. Picture: Edinburgh Trams

Blueprint to ease travel for disabled Scots launched by Humza Yousaf

Scotland’s first blueprint for making travel easier for disabled passengers was launched today by transport minister Humza Yousaf.
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An image from the new book of an Inverness-Wick train about to leave Beauly Station in 2003. Picture: John Furnevel

Scotland’s most northerly railway line ‘facing closure’

The “shambolic” performance of Scotland’s most northerly railway could lead to its eventual closure, a book published today claims.

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Glasgow has highest level of road rage in UK

Drivers in Glasgow have the worst level of road rage in the UK, according to a new survey.

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Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has insisted the UK will not get a favourable post-Brexit trade deal. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Michael O’Leary: UK will be ‘screwed’ in Brexit negotiations

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has rubbished government claims it will secure favourable trade deals post-Brexit, insisting the UK will be “screwed” in negotiations.

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