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Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Expect disruption on the railways over the next four Sundays as improvement works take place to renew sections of track between Rutherglen and Jordanhill.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Picture Sarah Peters.

Hunt for long-lost rail blueprint begins

Gathering dust in some filing cabinet for the past 20 years or more is a document detailing how direct train services between Lanark and Edinburgh could be quickly and economically restored.

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Coastguard helicopters and Portpatrick Lifeboat, pictured above at an event last year, were both involved in the search.

Police name men killed in speedboat tragedy

Police Scotland have named the two men whose bodies were recovered from the Irish Sea following a major search over the weekend.

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Motorists will be faced with road closures and contraflows on the A90 near Blackdog next month.

Road improvements for A73

South Lanarkshire Council has announced that £140,000 of road improvement works are to take place on the A73.

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Wellgate in Lanark, a pollution hotspot.

Calls revived for Lanark relief road

Heavy traffic is now not only choking the roads and economy of Lanark but its citizens too, a meeting heard this week.

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Four weekends of disruption on Lanarkshire trains

Four weekends of disruption on Lanarkshire trains

There will be more disruption for train passengers in Lanarkshire over the next four weekends as improvement work continues on the railways.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Motherwell station will be getting a new signalling system

Train disruption over Easter weekend as improvements are carried out

Lanarkshire trains will be disrupted over the Easter weekend as Network Rail carries out improvements.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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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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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Arriving at Lanark station - but more than half are not on time

Under half of Lanark trains arrive on time

Fewer than half of trains to Lanark arrive on time, new figures reveal.

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Auchengray School, with pitch and playpark on main road (Picture Sarah Peters).

Auchengray parents call for traffic calming

Families in Auchengray want traffic slowed down outside its new school, fearing that if it isn’t, it’s only a matter of time before someone is killed there.

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