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Largest network of ultra-fast electric car charging points set to grow

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Morrisons is expanding the UK’s largest supermarket network of ‘next generation’ rapid electric charging points for electric vehicles, allowing customers to charge the majority of cars from flat to full battery in under 45...

New poster competition aims to inspire Eco-friendly rail travel

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Children and young people are being encouraged to take part in an inspiring new poster competition, launched by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) to capture their visions of eco-friendly travel through fun artwork.The competition...
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A720 Edinburgh city bypass overnight maintenance next weekend

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A five-week programme of overnight maintenance on the A720 Edinburgh City Centre Bypass is set to begin on Sunday 11 July 2021. The work, which will be carried out in 16 phases, will mean...

BEAR Scotland add six new Ultra Low Emission Vehicles to their fleet

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Six new, electric powered vans have been delivered to BEAR Scotland, bringing the total number of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, in its South East Scotland fleet, to thirteen.This means that 10% of all BEAR...

Overnight resurfacing – A720 Lothianburn Westbound on-slip

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Motorists using the A720 Lothianburn westbound on-slip are set to benefit from an improved road surface, with Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland planning to renew approximately 100m of the trunk road over one...

Overnight road closure – M90 Southbound

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BEAR Scotland - Transport Scotland’s operating company - is planning to resurface approximately one kilometre of the M90 southbound carriageway near Kirkliston over three nights, beginning on Monday 19 April, 2021.  For the safety...

M8 to be closed overnight for resurfacing on 13th April

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The M8 will be closed westbound between Junction 4a and Harthill Services from 20:30 until 06:00 on the night of 13 April. This is to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to renew...

Overnight road closure on Saturday on the A720

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The westbound carriageway of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass will be closed for resurfacing between Baberton and Calder Junctions from 20:30 until 06:00 on the night of 27 March.A diversion route for westbound traffic...

First Bus has a new app to live track buses with room on board

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First Bus is launching an update to its mobile app that will enable customers across Edinburgh to live track not only the location of their next bus, but also its availablecapacity.The operator...

Doing Your Bit to Make for a Safer Winter

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Everyone is being asked by Edinburgh’s Transport Leader to work together where possible, to help make sure front paths and local streets and pavements are safe and walkable this winter, and to help communities...

Public Consultation on Bus Lane Hours to Launch in Edinburgh

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Public consultation on introducing 7am to 7pm bus lanes operating seven days a week will begin tomorrow (Thursday 31 October).Bus lanes in Edinburgh are currently closed to general traffic during peak hours (7.30am to...
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5,000+ have their say in major Edinburgh consultation

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In excess of 5,000 people put forward their views in a major public placemaking consultation aimed at shaping how Scotland’s Capital looks, feels and functions for generations to come. Today Transport Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes...
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ScotRail adds Extra Carriages for Scotland v South Africa

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ScotRail is adding more seats on trains to and from Edinburgh this weekend as Scotland look to follow up on their sensational win against Fiji in the Autumn Tests. Scotland will play South Africa at...
Tram extension may go towards Newhaven

Trams Consultation leads to Updated Plans

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Refined plans ready to go on public displayEarlier in the summer, the Council's Trams to Newhaven project team embarked on a major public consultation inviting residents and businesses to help shape designs and plans. After...

Eagle Couriers director nominated for Businesswoman of the year

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After 21 years with Bathgate-based Eagle Couriers, Director Fiona Deas says she has seen it all. Breaking the mould as a female leader in a very male orientated industry, it is no surprise that she...

Plan ahead for train travel to Glasgow on Sunday 2 October

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If any of you are going to take part in the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow on Sunday 2 October then you and your supporters are reminded to plan your journey to the event as...

Travel advice for Melrose Sevens

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Fans are advised to ‘Travel by Train’ down to Melrose on Saturday for the 126th Edition of the famous Sevens Tournament.Scotrail says that fans will be able to use services on the Borders Railway...

Forth Road Bridge closure may force more onto public transport

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Just over 30 per cent of Scottish adults mainly between 16 and 29 have said that they would be more likely to use public transport than they were before the closure of the Forth...

easyJet will help you fly without fear

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easyJet announces new Fearless Flyer course dates for 2016 If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground then easyJet's courses could help you get up, up and away.The two-day courses will take place...

Aer Lingus begins Edinburgh to Shannon route again

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Aer Lingus announced earlier this month that they are reinstating flights from Edinburgh to Shannon next spring. Stobart Air, Irish airline and operator of Aer Lingus Regional,  announced new Aer Lingus Regional routes from Cork...

Three new transport bosses in Edinburgh

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Transport for Edinburgh have recruited a new Chief Executive, Lothian Buses have a Managing Director  and Edinburgh Trams have appointed a General Manager following the departure of Tom Norris.George Lowder MBE has been appointed...

Edinburgh Airport calls for rethink on London airports

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In the light of the UK Government’s decision to delay a decision on new London airports capacity, the chief executive of Edinburgh Airport has called for Scotland to rethink its relationship with London’s airports.Gordon...

Government believes Forth Road Bridge travel plan is working

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Road Transport Minister, Derek Mackay, has thanked travellers for their patience during the first week of disruption caused by the closure of the Forth Road Bridge.The Scottish Government says that early indications show that...

Government hold meeting to discuss Forth Road Bridge closure

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has chaired a further meeting of the Scottish Government’s resilience committee, where ministers were updated on steps being taken to minimise disruption following the closure of the Forth Road Bridge.The...

Forth Road Bridge closed today

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The Forth Road Bridge is closed today to most traffic for planned roadworks and will not fully reopen till 6:00am Monday morning at the latest. Traffic Scotland explains the diversions: The A90 and M90 (M9...

Planes to use different route from Edinburgh Airport

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Yes they will be flying out, but the airport has just told us that planes will be using a different route for now.Annual maintenance work on the main runway at Edinburgh Airport means that...

Johnstone calls for more investment in cycling

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Alison Johnstone MSP, health spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, says new research by transport charity Sustrans shows how out of step Scottish ministers are with the public desire for investment in cycling and walking...

Edinburgh Trams crowned Operator of the Year

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Even if the building of the tram line has come in for criticism from many quarters it appears that the operation of the service is deemed successful. Edinburgh Trams won the Operator of the...

Borders Railway attracts thousands in first month

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Hard to believe but it is now one month since the Borders Railway line opened on Sunday 6 September. Since then more than 125,000 passenger journeys have been made on the line. Public interest soared following almost a...

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry gets moving

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The Rt Hon Lord Hardie, Chairman of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry today chaired a Preliminary Hearing in Edinburgh. Lord Hardie announced the details of seven organisations which have been designated as 'Core Participants', outlined the progress of...

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