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Tunnock’s parking plan could be just what doctor ordered

Tunnock’s is trying to tackle the problem of its workers parking on streets surrounding the Uddingston bakery.

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The line electrification covers the stretch from Holytown to Mid Calder.

Rail bosses signal start of electrification work

Work to complete the electrification of the Glasgow-Shotts-Edinbugh rail line is about to get underway.

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The new road means a better link from the westbound A8 to Bellshill.

North Road will be shut yet again

Drivers will once again face a diversion when Bellshill’s North Road is hit by another closure next month.

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More motorway disruption is looming this weekend.

Another weekend of Raith delays looming

Motorists face another weekend of disruption at the M74 Raith junction.

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Police Scotland is appealing for information

Car driver dies after crash with a lorry

A man has died and another is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a car and a lorry.

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Passengers have been warned to plan in advance. Picture; Greg Macvean

Passengers warned ahead of Edinburgh Waverley’s ‘busiest day’

Rail passengers are being warned to plan ahead if travelling to or from Edinburgh on Saturday.

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The shuttle bus on North Road is no longer required

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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