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Raith Underpass partially closed due to flooding just days after opening

It took nearly three years to construct, but just a few days for part of the new Raith Underpass to be closed due to flooding.

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Workmen looking at signal problem at Motherwell station

Motherwell to Cumbernauld rail service back to normal

Train services between Motherwell and Cumbernauld are back to normal following signal problems earlier this morning.

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Keith Brown, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, with Graeme Reid, project manager for the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.

Pic: Chris Watt

Hopes that opening of Raith Underpass will deal with ‘historic’ congestion

A three-year construction programme to improve congestion is almost at an end with the opening of the new Raith Underpass.

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Man, 19, ‘critical’ after road crash in Larkhall

Man, 19, ‘critical’ after road crash in Larkhall

A man suffered serious head injuries and two women were also badly hurt after a teatime road crash on the A71 in Larkhall yesterday.

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Bothwell road closed after collision

Bothwell road closed after collision

Bothwell’s Fallside Road was closed today after a collision at around 11.30am involving a car and a van.

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Aaron Wilson recuperates at home

Aaron is lucky to be alive after horror smash

A Motherwell man is lucky to be alive after being involved in a horror car crash in Bellshill last month.

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Work's been going on at the Raith for more than two years.

Light at end of the tunnel

Hopes are high that the tunnel which will cut traffic congestion at the Raith Interchange could open as early as next week.

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Building work is due to begin at Tunnock's in May.

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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