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Trains to and from Edinburgh and Glasgow disrupted after wire damage

Trains between Edinburgh and Helensburgh have been cancelled after damage was caused to overhead wires.

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Edinburgh Airport has long sought a route to China. Picture: Contributed

Hopes soar for first direct flights between Scotland and China

The first direct flights between Scotland and China have moved a step closer with a new deal between London and Beijing, the UK government claimed today.

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Passengers board a train at Newtongrange as the new service begins in 2015. Photograph: Andrew OBrien

Expert attacks ‘volatile’ Borders Railway service

Passengers on the Borders Railway are still suffering “volatile” punctuality and poor service, two years after its opening teething troubles should have been sorted, according to campaigners.

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Strike action by CrossCountry rail workers is taking place, Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Trains cancelled amid strike action on busy Christmas shopping weekend

Rail workers are said to be backing a strike which is disrupting services on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.

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Scotland's weather: MET office issue snow and ice warning

The MET office has issued blanket yellow warnings across Scotland covering Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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Two Class 380 trains will launch electric services on the Edinburgh-Glasgow main line. Picture: Toby Williams

First electric trains to run on Edinburgh-Glasgow main line on Sunday

Passengers will travel in the first electric trains on the Edinburgh-Glasgow main line from Sunday, ScotRail confirmed today.

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Transport Scotland wins bridge award despite unfinished work

Transport Scotland has won an award for its work on the new Queensferry Crossing just days after announcing up to ten months of extra works on the bridge.

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Scotland set for freezing weekend as Met Office warning remains

Scotland faces a freezing weekend, with more snow in the north and temperatures staying below zero in places.

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The overturned lorry on the M8, Picture: Ashley Mason

M8 re-opened after overturned lorry

THOUSANDS of rush-hour commuters faced severe delays this evening after a lorry tipped over on the M8 as Storm Caroline lashed the Lothians.

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Works have been suspended on Queensferry Crossing due to the weather. Picture: Lisa Ferguson:

Transport Scotland wins award for Queensferry Crossing – in spite of bridge setback

Transport Scotland has won an award for its work on the new Queensferry Crossing just days after announcing up to 10 months of extra works on the bridge.

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Storm Carolines progress shown from space

Images captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station over the last 72 hours show the progress of Storm Caroline as it passes over the British Isles. Picture: Dundee University

Scotland braced for a big freeze after Storm Caroline’s 93mph gusts

TEMPERATURES plunging as low as -8C by Sunday will mark another dramatic change in Scotland’s weather after Storm Caroline battered the north with gusts reaching 93mph.

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A new school provides an opportunity to switch the school run from driving to walking. Picture: Robert Perry

Alastair Dalton: Park-and-stride could fix school-run congestion

Will a golden opportunity to curb the school run be taken, asks Alastair Dalton

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Storm Caroline: Travel chaos, school closures and power cuts strike Scotland

SEVERE gales and snow showers have caused travel disruption, school closures and power cuts as Storm Caroline sweeps into Scotland.

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The rougue trampoline caused delays. Picture: submitted

Storm Caroline: Trampoline causes chaos on Glasgow to Neilston railway line

Trains were brought to a screeching halt by a rogue trampoline which was blown onto the tracks.
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ScotRail rail fares to rise by 3.2% in January

Rail passengers will be hit by the largest fares hike in five years next month.

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Pic Lisa Ferguson 29/11/2017

Queensferry Crossing to close for five days to fix 'snagging' issues

Queensferry Crossing work blown off course by weather

WORKS on the trouble Queensferry Crossing is being halted today after forecaster warned of poor weather striking the region.

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A First Bus. Picture: Contributed.

Call for Glasgow buses to be taken into public ownership

Campaigners have stepped up calls for buses to be taken into public hands in Scotland's biggest city.

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Glasgow Airport

Idea for moving walkway instead of Glasgow Airport tram link

An architect has proposed building the world’s longest moving walkway as an alternative to the planned train-tram link between Glasgow city centre and Glasgow Airport.

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The incident happened on the A702 near Carlops. Picture; Google Maps

Three taken to Edinburgh hospital after ‘head-on collision’ in Borders

Two adults and a child are in hospital with serious injuries following a head-on collision in the Borders.

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MSPs set to vote on 20mph becoming the ‘default speed limit’

The Scottish Parliament will be able to vote next year on whether the default speed limit in built up areas should be lowered from 30mph to 20mph.

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