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.

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.

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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The incident happened yesterday morning at Polmont station during rush hour

Train death victim was only 19

The man who was killed by a train at Polmont railway station yesterday was just 19 years old.

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Train death at Polmont station

Train death at Polmont station

A person has died after being hit by a train at Polmont station this morning.

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There will be several closures of the junctions with Hamilton Road.

Road closures as gas work nears its end

SGN has announced there will be a series of road closures in the coming weeks as it continues upgrading the gas network in Motherwell.

Police are investigating the crash

Driver taken to hospital after crash between taxi and bus

Firefighters had to cut free a taxi driver trapped in his car following a collision with a bus in Motherwell yesterday (Tuesday) at lunchtime.

Passengers at Bellshill station will be among those affected

Eight months of disruption for rail passengers

Rail customers face eight months of disruption as the next stage of the electrification programme on the Shotts line gets underway this month.

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Humza Yousaf meets construction staff on M87374 site

Drone footage reveals progress of new M8 ‘missing link’

A spectacular aerial video of the new M8 ‘missing link’ currently being constructed as part of the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project has been released.

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A still from the video of the Boness Road Bridge being demolished

Bridge demolition over Scotland’s busiest road makes way for new M8

The Bo’ness Road Bridge over the A8 at Chapelhall Junction has been successfully demolished as part of the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.

Hope Street in Motherwell will only be closed for two days, despite a sign saying it will be closed for five days accidentally being erected.

Headache for drivers as town centre road closed for resurfacing

A key artery in Motherwell town centre will be shut all weekend due to roadworks.

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Councillor Paul Kelly at Motherwell station

More investment needed in station 
to boost economy

North Lanarkshire Council has called for more rail services to stop at Motherwell and more investment in the station.

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Traffic management measures have been removed from Hamilton Road as work continues in High Road.

Council insists gas works stop due to traffic congestion

Scotia Gas Networks have been told to stop working on Hamilton Road in Motherwell until they produce a better traffic management scheme.

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Expect delays at the Shawhead junction this weekend

Expect delays on A8 as Shawhead bridge is widened

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on the A8 east and westbound on approach to Shawhead Junction, from 8pm tonight (Friday) until 6am on Monday.

Iain McArthur doesn't want his daughter Megan to have to cross the busy A73.

Stop the bus ... I want to get on

A dad has begged council chiefs to bend bus rules so his six-year-old daughter doesn’t have to cross busy roads on her way to school.

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Graham Simpson MSP gives his backing to Holytown Says No

Opposition to village link road plan is still growing

Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson has given his support to the campaign against the proposed Holytown/M8 link road.

Parking attendants are a common sight on the streets of Edinburgh and could be returning to North Lanarkshire

Plans to bring back council traffic wardens

Parking wardens could return to North Lanarkshire by August next year.

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The Biggar Road bridge in Cleland is set for reconstruction

Find out more about Cleland bridge work

Network Rail will start work on the railway bridge on Biggar Road, Cleland, next month.

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