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£190m road will link motorways

A £190 million roads’ programme to boost the regneration of Ravenscraig has been approved by the Glasgow City Region cabinet.

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Pictured at Motherwell stations are, from left: John Malley, Station Team manager, Peter OConnell, head of Station and Retail Development with Scotrail, and North Lanarkshire Council Depute leader, Councillor Paul Kelly.

Motherwell station hub could be best in Scotland

North Lanarkshire Council is working with Abellio ScotRail and SPT on plans for an improved transport interchange at Motherwell station.

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There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

ScotRail has released the Christmas and New Year schedule, with warnings that there will be no trains on certain days over the festive period.

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Councillor Nathan Wilson

Councillor welcomes park and ride news

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Nathan Wilson has welcomed the news that construction on the long-awaited park and ride at Shieldmuir station will begin in January.

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The damage to Lisa Sneddon's car caused by the accident in Range Road

‘It’s time to end this parking nightmare’

A pregnant Muirhouse woman has started a petition calling for the Shieldmuir park and ride to finally be built after being involved in a car crash.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces the feasibility studies are being commissioned

Plan for station at Eurocentral

A new station could be built at Eurocentral as part of plans to upgrade cross-border train journeys.

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Some of the damage caused in The Loaning back in July

Traffic petition will be considered by council committee

Motherwell West councillor Meghan Gallacher has backed calls for traffic and speed management at the junction of The Loaning and Ladywell Road in Motherwell.

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Scotrail tweeted a picture of workers removing a tree from the overhead lines in Bellshill

Train services returning to normal after tree removed

Scotrail has confirmed a tree has been removed from the overhead wires at Bellshill that fell as Storm Ophelia battered Lanarkshire.

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Crossing patrollers are axed by council

Crossing patrollers are axed by council

South Lanarkshire Council has axed two crossing patrollers in Bothwell and Uddingston.

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The level crossing at Bellshill Road/Logans Road in Motherwell

Network Rail has no plans to close Motherwell crossing ... for now

Network Rail claims it has no plans to seek closure of the level crossing in Motherwell.

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An artists impression of how the redeveloped Motherwell Station might look, but it remains to be seen what ideas the new Lead Design Consultant may have

Scotrail pushes forward with station revamp

Abellio Scotrail is in the process of a appointing a ‘Lead Design Consultant’ for the redevelopment of Motherwell station.

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Showing off the new Ford star

This car can shift

Staff and customers at a Motherwell car showroom got a chance to view the new Ford GT, 50 years after the company’s iconic GT40 had a historic win at Le Mans.

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Councillor Agnes Magowan in Gavin Street

Safety concerns at junction

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Agnes Magowan has raised concerns about the possibility of an accident at the junction of Gavin Street, Manse Road and Edward Street.

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Airbles Road is partially closed for emergency gas repairs. Pic: Alan Watson

Gas workers left Airbles Road emergency to show consideration to residents

SGN has explained by no workmen were on site yesterday (Sunday) evening following reports of a gas leak in Airbles Road, Motherwell.

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Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Expect disruption on the railways over the next four Sundays as improvement works take place to renew sections of track between Rutherglen and Jordanhill.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Lorry was trapped on level crossing in Motherwell after crashing into height barrier. Pic courtesy of Ewelina Nicole Kerber

Network Rail reveals it wants to do away with all level crossings following Motherwell incident

The company responsible for the infrastructure of the UK’s railways has admitted on Twitter it would like to do away with level crossings.

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Hamilton Road heading towards Motherwell cross, including the junction to High Road, has been reopened - but road towards Hamilton remains closed

Hamilton Road partially reopens at Motherwell cross

Hamilton Road has partially reopened at Motherwell cross after SGN finished phase one of the latest project.

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