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COP26 – Living Wall installed at Waverley to promote sustainable transport

Rail operator, London North Eastern Railway, (LNER), has unveiled its Azuma Living Wall Installation for COP26 supporting and promoting sustainable transport.The wall is on display throughout COP26 which is taking place in Glasgow. LNER...

We’re going to a #Zomatoparty!

This Friday Waverley Station is to be transformed into a food-lovers’ paradise. Foodies will get the chance to sample the best food and drink at Waverley Station tomorrow, to mark restaurant app Zomato’s 7th birthday. The birthday party,...

East Coast rail franchise now run by Virgin

Virgin and Stagecoach won the franchise for the East Coast line at the end of last year. The new joint venture took over the running of the line between Aberdeen and London only yesterday morning...

Homecoming: Station Stories – a Victorian interlude at Waverley this week

A train carriage travels through a wintry landscape. You are the passenger in that carriage, and as you watch the swirling snowflakes from your cosy seat, an unknown voice begins to tell you a...

Through Border Eyes: Sir Walter Scott and John Buchan

We all like to think we know about Sir Walter Scott; plenty of us have visited Abbotsford, his beloved Borders home - we may even have seen Ivanhoe (the film version, that is...), and...

New film based on Waverley anniversary

 New film marks 200th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel - ‘Waverley’Queen Margaret University media students, Phillip Ellarby & Fausta Avizienyte, have created a new Vox Pops film to help celebrate the 200th...

VIDEO – For the Fallen locomotive visited Edinburgh today

A unique and moving centenary railway tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in World War One was dedicated by East Coast earlier this month.Today the locomotive arrived in Edinburgh pulling the 12.10...

Anniversary edition of Scott’s Waverley

Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley: Newly adapted for the modern reader by Jenni Calder is being published 200 years after the original appearance of the first of the Waverley novels and the birth of the...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 7 JULY 2014South West Neighbourhood Summer of Sport: get competitive! take part in this summer's themed activities and events.  2.30pm every Monday in the school holidays, Colinton Library, 14 Thorburn Road - contact...

City Centre MSP latest to call on Network Rail to rethink

BIAGI CALLS FOR NETWORK RAIL TO RECONSIDER WAVERLEY TAXI ACCESS Edinburgh Central MSP Marco Biagi has today called on Network Rail to rethink their position after banning taxis from Waverley Station and asked Network Rail...

The Balmoral celebrates a big birthday today

110 years old today - and still looking good! Edinburgh’s beloved ‘Grande Dame’ is celebrating its 110th anniversary this month with newly refurbished guest bedrooms and a series of events and activities for the year...

East Coast will carry your bags in the guard’s van

Modern trains with old fashioned service!As the train operator of the main line service between Edinburgh and London, East Coast come in for a fair amount of flack, so we want to share with...


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