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New ScotRail trains to ease crush on Edinburgh-Glasgow line

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Henry Ford With His Model T. Picture: Getty Images

Black close to becoming Britain’s favourite car colour

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There are concerns about loss of expertise when it comes to policing railways. Photograph: John Devlin

Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

Conservatives have called for the merger of Police Scotland and transport policing north of the border to be scrapped in the wake of “damning” new warnings from rank and file officers.

Politics 132
The Lufthansa aircaraft that declared an emergency over Scotland. File picture: BriYYZ

Germany-USA flight declares emergency over Scotland

A Lufthansa flight bound for Charlotte in North Carolina is diverting to the UK after signalling an emergency while flying over Scotland.

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The crash happened on the A83 near Lochgair.

Motorcyclist dies after crash with ambulance

A motorcyclist has died after a collision involving an ambulance.

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Pitkerro Road.

Boy hit by car outside Dundee school

A teenager was treated for injuries after being struck by a car outside a school in Dundee earlier this afternoon.

Dundee & Tayside
An extended delay to MV Clansman's repairs has triggered CalMac's vessel shortage. Picture: CalMac

Widespread CalMac disruption to last till end of May

Significant disruption for CalMac passengers will continue until the end of next month after late-running repairs to a ferry forced other vessels to be switched between routes.
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Scotrail passengers tweeted the company asking for the heating to be turned off on trains

Scotrail passengers rage as heating left on during hottest day of year

Commuters have blasted ScotRail for turning on the heating just as Scotland finally enjoyed a spell of warm weather.

News 1

Leith councillor launches campaign against tram extension

INDEPENDENT councillor Lewis Ritchie has launched a campaign against the proposed tram extension, claiming it will devastate local businesses.

Transport 13

Record year for air passengers at Highlands and Islands airports

A record number of passengers travelled through Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) last year.

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Norwegian Air has blamed air taxes in halting two of its three US routes from Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Alastair Dalton: Airlines still expanding despite their tax moans

Airlines are still expanding despite their tax moans, writes Alastair Dalton

Opinion 4

Calls for new railway station at Parkhead

An SNP MSP is asking the Scottish Government to consider construction of a new railway station at Parkhead Forge, which would become part of the Airdrie line.

Glasgow & Strathclyde 27

Vehicle fire on M8 at Livingston adds to rush hour delays

A vehicle fire heading westbound on the M8 is adding to rush hour delays in the area.

A partially sighted woman was verbally abused on an early morning train from Edinburgh

Partially-sighted woman verbally abused on train from Edinburgh

A partially-sighted woman was verbally abused on a train after her specially-adapted mobile phone read out incoming text messages.

ScotRail have launched an investigation. Picture: Getty

ScotRail probe claims driver was asleep as train reached Edinburgh

ScotRail have revealed they are investigating claims that one of their drivers was asleep at the controls.

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RMS St Helena took over the 1,500-mile link between the island and South Africa in 1990. Picture: St Helena Line

Aberdeen-built island lifeline steers new course against pirates

The last ship built in Aberdeen switched today from providing St Helena’s sole lifeline to joining the fight against Somali pirates.
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More than 820 improvement projects across Britain are planned over the two May holiday weekends. Picture: Network Rail

May Day weekend disruption for Scottish rail travellers

Scottish rail passengers face major disruption over the May Day holiday weekend including no direct trains between Glasgow and England.

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First bike safety feature of its kind to be installed on Leith Walk

Work is due to get under way to improve safety for cyclists on Leith Walk.

News 5

Four Scots face court over abuse of England rugby coach Eddie Jones

Four men have been summonsed to appear in court after England head rugby coach Eddie Jones was subject to a barrage of foul-mouthed abuse.

Severeal trains are delayed as a result of a signalling fault.

Edinburgh -Glasgow trains delayed due to signalling fault

Trains between Glasgow Central and Edinburgh via Shotts are set to be delayed due to a signalling fault.

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