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Port charges for CalMac ferries pose European problem

Port charges for CalMac ferries pose European problem

Scots hauliers "bearing brunt" of cross-Channel chaos as industry estimates losses of £750,000 a day

Scots hauliers "bearing brunt" of cross-Channel chaos as industry estimates losses of £750,000 a day

Tickets for Borders rail steam train experience go on sale

Tickets for Borders rail steam train experience go on sale

Rail services between Glasgow and Edinburgh will return to normal on Monday as tunnel works completed

Rail services between Glasgow and Edinburgh will return to normal on Monday as tunnel works completed

Fresh ferry strikes averted as CalMac contract dispute settled

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Ancient pilgrim ferry trip relaunched

Cheap car insurance "over" motoring body warns as prices soar, especially in Scotland

The CalMac ferry sailing out of Uig on Skye heading for Lochmaddy on North Uist.Photograph by Colin Mearns

Last ditch attempt to prevent more ferry strikes

New warning over risks posed by drones

New warning over risks posed by drones

Jet2.com bans pair for life after 'extreme antisocial behaviour'

Jet2.com bans pair for life after 'extreme antisocial behaviour'

Video of Glasgow-Ibiza flight "rave" becomes Facebook hit

Video of Glasgow-Ibiza flight "rave" becomes Facebook hit

Pre-tax losses double at Prestwick Airport amid asset write-downs and a 30 per cent fall in passenger traffic

Pre-tax losses double at Prestwick Airport amid asset write-downs and a 30 per cent fall in passenger traffic

Chinese carrier in talks with Scotland's two busiest airports over potential "piggy-back" flight via Manchester

Chinese carrier in talks with Scotland's two busiest airports over potential "piggy-back" flight via Manchester

ScotRail operator in bid to bring "high quality and reliable" wifi to Scotland's trains

ScotRail operator in bid to bring "high quality and reliable" wifi to Scotland's trains

CalMac services could be disrupted again after members of the TSSA union voted to strike

Ferry services face fresh strike threat from CalMac managers and ticket office staff

Airport saves thousands by cutting waste

The Digital Displacement technology was hailed for cutting fuel consumption on urban buses by up to 27 per cent

Edinburgh firm scoops £50,000 MacRobert prize for innovation shown to cut fuel consumption by up to 27 per cent

Ministers accused of hiding rail plan delays until after election

Average speed cameras to go live on M74 as £500m motorways overhaul stepped up

The Airports Commission has backed a third runway at Heathrow

Delays for Scots passengers as climate change protesters cause major disruption at Heathrow

Both sides said "progress" has been made but talks will resume on Wednesday

"Progress" made in pay talks between ScotRail and train drivers' union Aslef

Full steam ahead for stations biofuel plan

Sunday train services will return to normal this weekend after union approves pay offer

ScotRail drivers dispute resolved as union backs 2.5 per cent "no strings" pay deal

CMAL want to create a zero emissions ferry for Scottish routes that would be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and recharged by surplus electricity from renewables

Scientists hit out at "silly" zero emissions ferry project

Easyjet will launch the first ever direct flights between Glasgow and Milan from December

Glasgow Airport to get first ever direct flights to Milan

A rise in salaries at Prestwick Airport last year was blamed on the cost of redundancies, a 1 per cent pay rise for staff, and the recruitment of a new air traffic controller

Finance boss at Prestwick steps down as figures reveal increase in salary costs at taxpayer-owned airport

The Winchburgh Tunnel upgrade is "on course" for completion on July 26

On track: Rail passengers assured that Winchburgh Tunnel works remain on schedule at halfway mark

Risk of "fewer domestic routes" at expanded Heathrow

A shortage of train drives has forced ScotRail to cut the number of trains running on Sundays

Trade union blasts "shambolic" train operator as third of Sunday services cut

Gary McCrossan, 59, Sarah Darnley, 45, George Allison, 57, and Duncan Munro, 46, died when the helicopter they were travelling in ditched off Shetland in 2013. The AAIB are still compiling their final report on the crash

Pilots' union appeals against release of Sumburgh crash black box to Scottish prosecutors

A dispute over pay has led to a shortage of drivers volunteering to work overtime on Sundays

Third of ScotRail services to be axed on Sundays over dispute

The Scottish Government wants to half air passenger duty before eventually scrapping it

Majority of MPs think cutting air passenger duty in Scotland would be "unfair" to rest of UK

 

Sunday train services to be cut by a third due to unavailable drivers

The Airports Commission has recommended that a third runway be built at Heathrow

Third runway at Heathrow may not halt the decline in regional flights, Airports Commission warns

ScotRail and Aslef representatives will hold talks on Tuesday in the wake of major disruption to Sunday services

New pay talks called as union confirms plan to ballot ScotRail drivers for strike action

 

Four Scots die in a year because of design fault in trucks

First Group workers to go on strike

The Ford Fiesta was Scotland's bestselling model of new car in June

Surge in Scottish new car sales amid record growth for UK market

CMAL have already cut emissions with hybrid ferries such as the MV Lochinvar, but want to eliminate fossil fuels completely by developing hydrogen power

Ferries quango in bid to develop 'zero emissions' passenger vessel

Police are appealing for witnesses after fatal motorcycle crashes in Aberdeenshire and Dumfries and Galloway over the weekend

Police appeal for witnesses after second fatal motorcyclist crash

UK faces losing billions a year due to lack of good China air links

Fatigue was blamed in the death of Dr Lauren Connelly, a junior doctor who crashed driving home from a 12-hour shift in 2011

Tired drivers told to take rests stops and coffee as new campaign targets fatigue in road crashes

 

Plain sailing for boat trip wedding despite CalMac strike

During a 2011 trip to China (pictured) Alex Salmond said Scottish ministers were "working closely with the Chinese government to establish a direct air link between our two nations", but so far no link has been created

Edinburgh in bid to lure Scotland's first direct flight with China

Glasgow and Edinburgh Airport are braced for their busiest weekends of the year

Thousands jet off as start of summer holidays signals busiest weekend for airports

The vehicles, used on SPT contracts including MyBus, were found to have "a greater incidence of components wearing out"

SPT request permission spend £575,000 replacing five faulty buses as part of multi-million pound fleet overhaul

Train drivers union to decide on ballot for strike

Train drivers union to decide on ballot for strike

The survey reflected customer satisfaction with ScotRail earlier this year, when the franchise was still run by First

Rail passengers is Scotland happier with train service

CalMac will run 10 of its 27 routes on Friday as RMT workers strike

Two thirds of ferry services axed on Friday as CalMac strike hits islands

 

Days of misery for Channel Tunnel travels is over

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