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Bus services back to normal as roads reopen

First Glasgow’s 201 service has resumed its normal route following the reopening of North Road in Bellshill.

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North Road has been closed for months.

Relief for drivers as road set to re-open after 10 months

A 10-month road closure in Bellshill is set to end tomorrow night (Wednesday).

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Latest stage of motorway work will mean road closure near Showcase leisure complex.

Road closure will hit cinema-goers

Cinema-goers face a diversion next week when work on a new motorway bridge takes place.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Demolition of the bridge gets underway. Photo courtesy of Stewart Miller.

Motorway bridge demolition hailed a success

Roads bosses are hailing the success of the operation to demolish a bridge which forced the weekend closure of the M74.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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The bridge at Bothwellpark Road which will be demolished, causing the M74 to close this weekend.

Express buses off road due to motorway closure

First Glasgow will not be running express bus services from Motherwell to Glasgow this weekend due to the M74 closure.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Council Depute Leader Councillor Paul Kelly, Convener of Planning and Transportation Councillor James Coyle and Council Leader Councillor Jim Logue at Ameys Bargeddie depot to see the preparations for winter.

Working to keep North Lanarkshire safe this winter

Council gritters have been out on the local roads network in preparation for this winter’s big freeze.

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Project manager Graeme Reid (right) with colleague Julio Sancho at the Raith Interchange.

Drivers told to avoid Raith Roundabout

There will be more misery for road users this weekend, with Transport Scotland advising motorists to avoid the Raith roundabout.

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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ScotRail says passengers hit by disruption will get free refreshments.

Free coffee for delayed train passengers

Train bosses are offering some consolation to long-suffering passengers at Motherwell station.

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The proximity of St John the Baptist Primary to the M74 has raised concerns

New barrier will be installed between school and motorway

The Scottish Government has confirmed a new barrier is to be installed between St John the Baptist Primary in Uddingston and the M74.

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Strathclyde Park has a 15 miles an hour limit, but that doesnt deter some drivers who are using the road as a shortcut to avoid the motorway.

M-way dodgers warned to slow down in park

Drivers who use Strathclyde Park to dodge motorway hold-ups have been warned to slow down before there is a serious crash.

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New bridge, right, has had to be completed before old structure can be removed.

Demolition job on bridge to two homes means chaos

A busy stretch of the M74 will be closed for an entire weekend to allow demolition of a bridge which serves as an access to just two homes.

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More than half of trains are late arriving at Motherwell station.

Train service is going off the rails

More than half of trains arriving in Motherwell are late, according to the rail operator’s latest figures.

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Expect delays on the M8 next week

Next phase of refurbishment work continues on the M8

The third phase of a £6m rolling programme to refurbish the overhead gantries on the M8 motorway will commence on Monday.

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Roadworks take place in Motherwell over the October week

Motherwell town centre road works during October week

Two week-long road closures begin around Motherwell town centre on Monday.

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You may arrive in Motherwell later than expected.

Action needed over late train services

Fewer than half of trains terminating at Motherwell are arriving on time, new figures have revealed.

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Weekend closure for motorway link road

Weekend closure for motorway link road

The M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed over the weekend from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday.

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