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ScotRail's 'Happy Trains' to start running on Saturday

The first of ScotRail's stand-in "Happy Trains" will start operating on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line on Saturday, The Scotsman has learned.
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A video shows the aftermath of the crash.

Video shows aftermath of Edinburgh Airport tram crash

Video has emerged showing the aftermath of a bus colliding with a tram near Edinburgh Airport.

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The crash took place in the early hours this morning

71-year-old killed after car hits tree in Linlithgow M9 crash

A 71-year-old driver has been killed following an accident on the M9 near Linlithgow.

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Stagecoach calls for action over city’s gridlock misery

Pollution and gridlock misery has prompted a bus operator to urge politicians for tougher action on congestion and put buses at the heart of their plans to improve local air quality in the city.

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The M9 eastbound has since reopened following an earlier crash.

M9 reopened following early morning crash at Linlithgow

The M9 has reopened following an early morning crash at Junction 4 in Linlithgow.

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Funeral to Jonathan Smith

Loved ones pay final farewell to ‘brother and friend’ killed in Maybury horror crash

THE FAMILY of a man killed in a horrifying car crash have paid heartfelt tributes to “a brother and a friend” at an emotional funeral service in the capital.

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ScotRail has blamed the Beast for the East for its reduced score. Picture: Danny Lawson

ScotRail passenger satisfaction slumps

Passenger satisfaction with ScotRail has slumped from record levels, watchdog Transport Focus revealed today.
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Shawhead interchange A8 Bellshill. Picture: Alan Watson.

Major Scottish road named as UK’s most dangerous

A busy Scottish road has tied with the largest motorway in the UK for the title of the country’s most dangerous.

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Cars will be banned from parts of the city centre as part of Clean Air Day.

Map: Major routes in Edinburgh closed to traffic on Clean Air Day

Major routes throughout Edinburgh are set to close on Thursday June 21 as part of Clean Air Day.

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Police appeal after man struck by black cab in Princes Street hit and run

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was struck by a black cab in a hit and run on Princes Street.

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The Mound will close to traffic on Thursday

Leader comment: Could it be Auld Reekie no more?

THERE will be many who will see Clean Air Day in Edinburgh as a stunt by the green lobby, and an inconvenient one at that.

Opinion
British Transport Police of CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to regarding a sexual assault on a woman on board a train in Edinburgh

Woman sexually assaulted after boarding Edinburgh train

A young woman was sexually assaulted by a man after she boarded a train in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
Richard Bee of Baberton Mains Park by the damaged passenger side window of his wife's car

Warning after capital smash and grab raids

RAGING residents have warned others to be on their guard after a spate of smash and grab raids in their neighbourhood.

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Victim of Gogarburn road rage attack ‘could lose vision’

A man ‘could lose his sight’ following an attack at the Gogar Roundabout in a road rage incident, the Evening News understands.

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The accident took place on the B925. Picture: Google

Police appeal to identify man killed by van in Fife

Police are appealing for help to identify a young man killed in a traffic accident.

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Roadworks will continue for the next few months

Drivers face traffic chaos as Clermiston Road North and Quality Street closed

Drivers heading on the A90 and to the Royal Highland Show could face significant delays due to cable installation work in the Capital.

Edinburgh

Cyclist left with serious injuries following Broomhouse Road collision

A cyclist has been left with serious facial injuries following an incident on Broomhouse Road.

Edinburgh
Major roadworks planned for Queensferry Road throughout June and July

Major roadworks planned for Queensferry Road throughout June and July

Drivers face delays from the next week due to cabling work affecting a major route in the Capital

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Picture; @Edintravel

Some roads remain closed in Storm Hector aftermath

A number of roads in the Capital remain closed this morning following Storm Hector.

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Tram and bus crash Edinburgh Airport. 'Picture Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh Trams back to full service following airport accident

Edinburgh Trams have confirmed they have a full route running today and will be serving Gogarburn, Ingliston and Edinburgh Airport.

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