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Network Rail fined over safety breach in Musselburgh

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR), Scotland's Crown Office and the Procurator Fiscal have all prosecuted Network Rail over a safety failure relating to the railway fencing near Musselburgh.The company has been...

Network Rail asked to help keep South Queensferry plant in business

Transport Salaried Staffs' Association,TSSA, today called on Network Rail to revise its decision to buy safety-critical rail crossings made abroad and buy those made in Scotland instead.Network Rail has awarded a five year contract...

Police warn of dangers from ‘County Lines’ gangs

Police officers throughout the country have been busy educating the public on the problem of what is called ‘County Lines’.  Police Scotland has also targeted drug dealers who exploit vulnerable people during a national...

Network Rail will work round the clock to fix the main Glasgow line

Network Rail said today they will repair flood damage on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line near Polmont, working round the clock if necessary.With the flood water subsiding from the tracks, engineers have now fully inspected...

Letter from Scotland

Oh dear, trouble on the railways.  We’ve just been told – by the newspapers of course – that Network Rail has managed to install overhead wires at the wrong height on parts of the...

Dalry Primary School have a new playground

MAX THE RABBIT HOPS INTO SPOTLIGHT AT DALRY PRIMARY’S NEW PLAYGROUNDPupils from Dalry Primary school are benefiting from a newly refurbished playground, as well as the addition of Max the new bunny rabbit, thanks...

Edinburgh MP urges Network Rail to rethink Waverley access

Mark Lazarowicz MP has written to Network Rail calling for them to meet with organisations representing disabled people to urgently find a solution to ensure disabled access to Waverley Station now that it is...

Waverley Station is now a vehicle free zone

Waverley station will be closed to all vehicles from Monday, June 2, following a review of access arrangements by Network Rail.All taxis will be removed from the station, with passengers directed to external ranks....

VIDEO – New main building at Haymarket declared open

The building and new concourse at Haymarket Station were declared officially open this morning by Transport Minister Keith Brown.The project beganlast year and has cost £25m to redevelop the old narrow building and ticketing...

Network Rail advises safety first on stairs and escalators

 Network Rail have released a video which is designed to shock you a little into being more careful in and around their stations. Watch some of the spills here - then slow down and...

Visitor centre planned for the top of the Forth Bridge

Network Rail plan to allow the public on top of the Forth Bridge by the time of its 125th anniversary in 2015. A feasibility study has identified two concepts to provide access to the bridge...

MSP says Haymarket access needs improvement

More Needs Done on Haymarket Access Plan Edinburgh Central MSP Marco Biagi has urged Network Rail to reconsider its plans for pedestrian and cycle access to the new Haymarket Station at a meeting of community...

City Centre MSP issues reminder about Haymarket drop-in event

Edinburgh Central MSP Marco Biagi is urging local residents living near Haymarket Station to take the chance to find out what the station’s rebuild will mean for them.Network Rail’s Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme...


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