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ScotRail Alliance to confirm improvements in East Lothian

The ScotRail Alliance will confirm how they are improving rail services for customers in East Lothian at a public meeting on Thursday evening (03 May). The most recent figures show the level of service on the North Berwick route has improved in recent months, with 94.1 per cent of ScotRail trains meeting their target arrival…
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May 2, 2018 0

Insurer issues rural road warning as temperatures drop

More people killed on Scottish rural roads than urban roads Drivers urged to adapt driving for countryside conditions Insurer issues rural driving tips Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual is warning people to take care on rural roads as it is revealed that there was a 23% rise in deaths on Scottish rural roads last year*.…
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November 13, 2017 0

New services and improved timetables coming to East Lothian

(with effect from Sunday 23rd April) NEW Service X5 North Berwick – Edinburgh East Coast Buses new express service running Mondays to Fridays between North Berwick and the West End (Semple Street), with 7 return journeys during the day. NEW Service 106 Musselburgh – Haddington/Dunbar A new service running between Musselburgh and Dunbar in the early morning and late evenings,…
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March 21, 2017 0

East Coast Buses Christmas & New Year

East Coast Buses have put together a Christmas timetable to make sure you can travel around East Lothian as well as to and from Edinburgh this festive season. Click here to open the Christmas timetable (PDF) There will be special services running on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 1 January and a Saturday service to…
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November 24, 2016 0

SCOTRAIL ALLIANCE PUBLISHES DETAILS OF PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Series of action plans to improve performance – including Golden Trains, Fleet Upgrades and Asset Improvement Programme Performance has fallen 0.7% below expected levels in recent months to just under 90% Publication comes as ScotRail Alliance steps up its ‘Ready for Autumn’ campaign The ScotRail Alliance has published details on how they will improve train…
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October 20, 2016 0

RAGES: Write to your MSP

This note was circulated at the RAGES – Rail Action Group East of Scotland AGM. Reston and East Linton stations are within our grasp and we need you to keep up the pressure on your MSP and ultimately the Transport Minister, otherwise we face another 20 years of closed stations and no hope of trains…
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October 12, 2016 0

ScotRail enhances cycling parking at stations

To mark Cycle To Work Day 2016, ScotRail has announced further significant progress in its continuing programme to expand cycle parking at stations across the network. Since the start of the current franchise, Abellio ScotRail has installed more than 600 additional cycle parking spaces. This is part of the train operator’s wider commitment to encourage…
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September 14, 2016 0

Later Festival Train

ScotRail is currently running a later train for people travelling back to East Lothian from the Edinburgh festivals.   Until Sunday 28 August, a later train will run on Friday and Saturdays to North Berwick (with a bus connection at Drem to Dunbar). The train will depart Edinburgh Waverley at 00:06. The bus will depart…
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August 11, 2016 0

East Coast Buses Fare & Timetable Info

What will the fares be? The EastCoastbuses network is split up into zones – with tickets available for both single-zone and multi-zone journeys.   Single tickets Travel in 1 zone or 2 zones (if it includes city zone a) Adult: £1.60 Child: £0.80 Travel in 2 or 3 zones Adult: £2.60 Child: £1.30 Travel in 4 zones…
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July 27, 2016 0

Scotrail strike days!

UPDATE 16.6.16: See Scotrail’s dedicated travel advice site here: bit.ly/1UQfpyy   RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a campaign of strike action and industrial action short of a strike over the extension of Driver Only Operation and Driver Controlled operation on Scotrail. The action will commence as follows; Strikes •    0001 hours and 2359 hours Tuesday…
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June 15, 2016 0