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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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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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CalMac managing director, Martin Dorchester.

Ferry boss to remain at helm

CalMac boss, Martin Dorchester, has announced that he will remain in post with the ferry operator.

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CalMac has launched its 2018 Travel Trade Product Planner aimed at helping coach and tour operators to discover the beauty of Scotlands west coast.

Ferry operator launches new planner for coach and tour operators

CalMac has launched its 2018 Travel Trade Product Planner aimed at helping coach and tour operators to discover the beauty of Scotland’s west coast.

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CalMac's new summer timetables were published on Tuesday.

MSP welcomes CalMac’s new summer timetables

Argyll and Bute MSP, Michael Russell has welcomed the publication of the new CalMac summer timetables.

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CalMac has issued a warning there may be disruption to services across their network from Wednesday due to strong winds.

Warning over possible disruption to ferry service

Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne is warning anyone planning to travel by ferry tomorrow and into Thursday that strong winds forecast may lead to possible ferry service disruption across the network.

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CMAL-owned Wemyss Bay Pier.

Fund to improve ferry accessibility

The second round of awards from the Ferries Accessibility Fund will see around £180,000 spent on projects to further improve accessibility on Scotland’s ferries, Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf has announced.

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Don't forget to check out amended transport timetables in place over the New Year period.

New year travel arrangements

Whether you’re staying at home for the bells or are planning to head to the mainland to see in 2017, don’t forget to check out New Year travel arrangements before you go.

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Concessionary travel card holders are being urged to check they have the newest version of their pass to ensure it will work in 2017.

Don’t miss the bus with travel card renewal

Concessionary travel card holders across Scotland are being urged to check their card type as some may stop working after December 31, 2016.

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MVs Bute and Argyle, pictured at Rothesay pier.

Give us a lift up!

A Port Bannatyne resident has spoken of his anger over disabled access to the ferry at Rothesay pier, claiming Argyll and Bute Council is failing to live up to its responsibilities.

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CalMac managing director, Martin Dorchester.

CalMac boss roughs it for homeless charity

A managing director of one of the country’s biggest ferry companies will be swapping rough seas for rough sleeping in a bid to raise money for homeless charity Social Bite.

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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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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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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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A technical issue with the MV Butes gearbox has resulted in the vessel being withdrawn from service.

One-ferry service on Rothesay route

Ferry operator CalMac is running an amended timetable to Bute to minimise disruption caused by the withdrawal of one of the island’s two vessels.

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Work began this week on an ambulance shelter at Rothesay Pier.

Ambulance shelter takes shape

Work on a shelter at Rothesay Pier, which will allow ambulance transfers to take place under cover, began this week.

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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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