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ScotRail has announced plans for how it attempts to help with travel to the Open Championship at Royal Troon amid the cancellation of daily train services
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The North East of England is pushing forward with its ambitious transport plans with the announcement of £8.6 million to develop plans for expanding the Metro to Washington and reopening the disused Leamside Line.
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Wemyss Bay played host to six bands in a mini music festival at the start of the Glasgow Fair weekend.
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The rail operator advised fans heading to TRNSMT to seek 'alternative means of travel' due to cancellations.
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ScotRail will be playing its part in helping golf fans travel to Royal Troon next week, as The Open returns to the iconic Ayrshire course.
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The temporary timetable provides greater certainty- instead of short-notice cancellations amid ScotRail being locked in another pay dispute with train drivers' union ASLEF.
(Permalink) ScotRail The Open Troon

Network Rail, LNER, CrossTech and Hitachi Rail are collaborating to trial the latest in digital asset monitoring to observe the natural environment and track, including vegetation and embankments.

Rail event proves a huge success Direct Rail Services (DRS) open day saw over 1,500 people gather for a family fun day, while raising thousands of pounds for deserving causes. Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) rail division, DRS, once again opened its gates to families and enthusiasts from across the country at its Carlisle depot.
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Key milestone in construction of 91-metre-wide Carol Green rail bridge over West Coast Main Line.83 beams weighing a total of more than 1,500 tonnes installed over 13 consecutive weekends.
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Eurostar may be forced to reinstate services to Ebbsfleet and Ashford stations.
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Misery after more services halted on top of major cuts in temporary timetable.
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Buying two tickets rather than one could cost less.
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The Waverley is now 77 years old, but the magic of a Clyde cruise on the famous paddle steamer is as strong as ever.
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Dovetail Games has revealed that modern trains will be brought to Glasgow in an update to one of its popular games.

Piper Graeme Bell made history as the first musician to play 50 feet above the busy platforms of Glasgow Central station.
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ScotRail has said it will update customers 'in the coming days' about proposed extra services to the Open at Royal Troon in light of the reduced timetable.
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Network Rails £3.4m project to futureproof the world-famous Glenfinnan viaduct has begun an important new phase. 
(Permalink) Glenfinnan Viaduct

Trains are set to be replaced by buses on a busy Glasgow line.
(Permalink) Dumfries Kilmarnock Mount Florida Newton

Network Rail will shortly begin tree and vegetation management on a 9-mile stretch of the Highland Line.
(Permalink) Faskally Highland Main Line Pitagowan Pitlochry Vegetation removal

A start has been made on collecting the 12 Class 60s acquired by Land Recovery from DB Cargo in January.

More than a quarter of train journeys across Scotland have been cut because of staff shortages.
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A temporary timetable means the last trains from Glasgow and Carlisle to Dumfries will depart much earlier than usual.
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Northern is asking members of the public to treat everyone working on the railway with respect as it cracks down on verbal and physical abuse.
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RAIL union RMT is balloting both Scotrail and Caledonian Sleeper members for strike action.
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Work to install the foundations of a new footbridge at the relocated Hairmyres station has begun.
(Permalink) Electrification Hairmyres

Members of largest union at Scottish train operators to start voting next week.
(Permalink) Caledonian Sleeper RMT ScotRail

Transport secretary Louise Haigh wants to discuss performance on the West Coast Main Line.
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More than a quarter of train journeys across Scotland have been cut as Scotrail brings in a temporary timetable due to staff shortages amid a pay dispute.
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Glasgow has been named one of the best cities in Europe for station food.

There are calls for discounts on train fares amid ScotRail's plans to cut Sunday train services by around 50%.
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The ongoing issues on the Ardrossan to Arran ferry are set to feature in a new BBC Scotland documentary series.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Arran Brodick Caledonian MacBrayne

The postal service said its almost 30-year-old freight trains are at the end of their operational lives.
(Permalink) Railfreight Royal Mail

From cooking in Michelin star restaurants to running the kitchen at Knockderry House in Cove, Paul Deakin's latest venture is a cafe at Helensburgh Central station.
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As rail unions threaten industrial action, refuse staff and teachers are also unhappy with pay offers.
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Royal Mail has officially told DB Cargo that it will end its use of rail freight in October, in favour of road haulage.
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Chariots of Steam showcases the work of Lachie Stewart in recreating a host of Clyde-built vessels.
(Permalink) Summerlee Heritage Centre

Resolving the two-year ASLEF pay dispute will be high on the agenda for the new government.
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St Enoch railway station and hotel are a lost part of the city centre which is still fondly remembered
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Train passengers have bene advised that ScotRails temporary timetable is yet to be reflected on its app and website.
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It comes as ScotRail services are slashed as part of an emergency timetable after drivers refused to work on their days off.
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Campaigners challenged Direct Rail Services (DRS) over transporting nuclear waste during a charity open day at the site's Carlisle Kingmoor depot.
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The history of the railway in Long Eaton has now been revealed through a set of new information panels located around the railway station.   The Station History panels are located on the entrance wall to the station and along the fences of both platforms, making them easily available for people to read whilst awaiting their ...
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Train operators closed £7.6 million delay compensation claims in the last reporting year.
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The conference at RSPB Forsinard Flows Nature Reserve marked the 150th anniversary of the Far North Line reaching Wick and Thurso.
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During its working life, Carmyllie Pilot hauled passengers and freight in Angus, Fife and Aberdeenshire.
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A business owner is seeking the help of the community to stay afloat amidst soaring running costs.
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MV Alfred will have been chartered for two years following the recent extension.
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From tomorrow (Wednesday, 10 July), ScotRail will introduce a temporary timetable to provide greater certainty and reliability for customers.
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Hundreds of trains a day to be suspended as pay row intensifies
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The new transport secretary, Louise Haigh, has told civil servants that Labour will move fast and fix things, prioritising rail reform and keeping an environmental focus throughout. Labour's first moves are expected to include a rail reform bill that will also pave the way for the full renationalisation of train operations, with legislation announced in the kings speech next week.

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