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Edinburgh Southern MSP wants to bring back suburban rail

Jim Eadie MSP for Edinburgh Southern raised the issue of reopening the South Edinburgh Suburban Railway for passenger use as he questioned the Scottish Government’s Transport Minister, Derek Mackay, during General Questions. Referring to the hybrid tram-train...

Borders Railway launched with woollens and literature in mind

It was a railway that transformed the Scottish Borders into a globally renowned centre for wool and textile manufacture, and now the scheduled services are set to begin on the new Borders Railway on Sunday...

Edinburgh MP’s anger over East Coast

Edinburgh East MP Sheila Gilmore has campaigned tirelessly alongside other local Labour politicians against the plans to reprivatise the East Coast line since these were announced in 2013, as they believe it would be...

Borders Railway will be for tourists and locals alike

The Borders Railway is now well underway and according to The First Minister who visited Melrose today it will  bolster business and tourism plans in Midlothian and Borders, but more importantly for Edinburgh it...

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...


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