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MSPs plea to improve train service

Green MSP Ross Greer has written to the Transport Minister to demand improvements to train services in Bearsden and Milngavie.

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Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

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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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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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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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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Launching the Bishopbriggs Relief Road project L/R Andrew Clark - Project Manager, Thomas Glen - EDC, Conor McCarthy - Principal Engineer, AECOM.

Concern over relief road delay

Bishopbriggs councillor Gary Pews says he is furious construction of the Bishopbriggs Relief Road is taking so long.

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The bollards on the other side of the road

Worries missing safety bollards could lead to town centre tragedy

Council chiefs have admitted that they don’t know when missing safety bollards will be replaced at Kirkintilloch town centre’s controvertial shared space scheme.

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Milngavie Train Station

Anger over delayed trains at Milngavie

An MSP has blasted Scotrail after it emerged that barely one-in-four of trains arrived at Milngavie on time in the last year.

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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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Pedestrians cross at the Catherine Street shared space junction

Playing politics with Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme?

Councillors have been accused of using Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme as a way to “score political points”.

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Campaigners want traffic lights reinstated at the Catherine Street junction

Row over reinstating traffic lights at Kirkintilloch shared space rumbles on

An MP has welcomed the proposed reinstatement traffic lights removed as part of Kirkintilloch town centre’s controversial shared space scheme.

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Pedestrians cross at the Catherine Street shared space junction

No quick fix on the horizon for Kirkintilloch shared space critics

Councillors have unanimously backed a move to investigate reinstating traffic lights at the controversial shared space scheme in Kirkintilloch Town Centre.

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Smartcard

Train users can save cash by going smart

The ScotRail Alliance is providing customers train travel with greater flexibility and freedom than ever before, with the launch of ‘Flexipass’ tickets as a purchase option on Smartcard.

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Part of Upperkirkgate is to be shut from 6am on June 7 until 12am onJune 23

Six-weeks of road closure misery for commuters at Bishopbriggs and Lenzie

There is more roadwork misery ahead for motorists with a main arterial road linking Bishopbriggs with Lenzie to close for more than a month.

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The shared space at Catherine Street

Campaigners claim victory

Campaigners against the shared space at Kirkintilloch town centre are claiming victory after a damning report by a group of influential MPs.

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Cyclists gather in George Square. Picture courtesy of Denise Marshall.

Bears Way is “about making our towns and cities for people”

An East Dunbartonshire man backed the Bears Way cycle lane project in front of hundreds of fellow cyclists last weekend.

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Train delay warnings

Rail works mean you should plan ahead

The ScotRail Alliance is asking customers to check their journey times before they travel, as engineering works are taking place over four Sundays in April and May.

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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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