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Capital summit on speeding is this weekend – book a free place now

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Top road safety experts will join capital summit on speedingSome of the country’s leading transport experts will be taking part on Saturday, 23 October 2021, in the “Edinburgh Summit on Speeding”.Organised by the Edinburgh...

Transport Scotland support for active travel welcomed

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The Transport Scotland report published on Wednesday has been given a warm welcome by many groups who support active travel in Edinburgh.This is the Strategic Transport Projects Review - protecting our climate and...

Scottish transport projects to accelerate economic recovery

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The Scottish Government has announced on Wednesday the way it will invest in transport projects in the next two to three years.This is the second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2) and although only Phase...

Forth Road Bridge to close for on-going repair work

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From 06:00 on Thursday 3 December until 06:00 on Monday 7 December, the Forth Road Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic as part of the ongoing project to replace the main expansion joints.The...

Caledonian Sleeper unlocks gateway to Scotland’s islands

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Some clever joined-up thinking might temptingly lead to some West Highland first-class eating, drinking and panoramic feasting courtesy of Caledonian Sleeper’s latest announcement.Scenic connoisseurs, island-hoppers and railway buffs can be well chuff-chuffed as they...

Roadworks on Queensferry Crossing to allow traffic to drive at motorway speeds

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As explained when the Queensferry Crossing was officially opened in early September, the speed limit on all surrounding roads and on the bridge itself was restricted to 40mph until roadworks on connecting routes had...

Motorway boost for travelling Scots

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The £500m M8, M73 and M74 motorway improvements project has been officially opened, saving motorists up to 20 minutes on journey times.The project, including the new seven mile stretch of the M8 motorway, aims...

Queensferry Crossing to open at the end of the summer

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The Queensferry Crossing, the new bridge over the River Forth, will be opened to the public on 30 August 2017. Then it will close again.This will allow 50,000 members of the public to take...

Serco picked to run Edinburgh to London sleeper service

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Great news for those who find it a bonus to go out for dinner in London after a business day and then sleep their way home on the train overnight. Serco has this week been...

Name the Bridge reaches the voting stage

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Transport Scotland have whittled down all of the suggestions from the public as to what the new bridge over the River Forth will be called to just five possibilities, and now you can add...

Some Rail fares from Edinburgh will be cheaper next month

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 No it is not an April Fool prank. It is really true. We all know that rail fares are decidedly complex, but the fact is that some fares from Edinburgh are to go down...

SNP says Scotland saved from bus fare rises

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FIGURES SHOW SCOTLAND PROTECTED FROM SUBSTANTIAL BUS FARE HIKESThe SNP claim that new statistics have shown that bus passengers in Scotland have been protected from large rises in fares experienced south of the border.They...

Thousands suggest names for Forth Replacement Crossing

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A total of over 6000 possible names for the new bridge over the River Forth have been suggested by the public.Last November members of the public were asked for their opinions on what the...

Scotrail introduce New timetable this weekend

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Edinburgh rail passengers are reminded that an expanded timetable will come into force this Sunday.The new timetable features a range of improvements for Edinburgh and the surrounding area, including: · Two extra Sunday services from Edinburgh...

Transport Scotland in the driving seat to deliver Edinburgh trams

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The Scottish Government has announced that it will help oversee the final delivery of the Edinburgh trams project. Ministers have also confirmed that the remaining £72 million Scottish Government grant will be reinstated to the...

Pupils launch road improvements at Fountainbridge

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Pupils from Tollcross Primary School have been helping to launch brand new road improvements at the junction at Fountainbridge and Gardner’s Crescent. Now, the Council say that pupils and public alike will be...

Plan ahead for your journey this Christmas

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The travelling public was urged to check their journeys in advance today as more freezing weather and snow showers were forecast up until Christmas Day. The Met Office predicted further freezing temperatures across the...

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