City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Trains


Forth Road Bridge Closed Til New Year Due to "Defective Steelwork"

The Forth Road Bridge is shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork in the last few weeks.

Video: Cab footage of Borders Railway

The hour-long Edinburgh to Tweedbank railway re-opened today.

Full Steam Ahead once again from Edinburgh to Tweedbank: The Borders Railway is re-launched after nearly 50 years.

Sir Walter Scott (Fergus John McCann) travels on the Borders Railway to Tweedbank (Visit Scotland)

At 8.45am on Sunday 6th September, 2015, an historic occasion took place with the return of a passenger train service from Edinburgh to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

Special Arrangements at Waverley Station For Calcutta Cup

Waverley Station - Area Plan

Thousands of rugby fans are expected to arrive in the Capital this weekend to watch hosts Scotland take on England in a sold-out Calcutta Cup

New Edinburgh Trams Branding Revealed

Transport for Edinburgh, the organisation that runs public transport in the capital, showed off its new

Shandwick Place Re-opens Again Following Tramworks

Tram Works Shandwick Place

City centre tram works are almost over. Well, at least we hope they are.

Trains Added For Festival Fireworks

At the strike of 9pm tonight, over 400,000 fireworks will light up the sky over Edinburgh Castle in the Summer fests' last big splurge: the 45 minute  

The Railway Man Remembered

Eric Lomax, who wrote movingly about his experiences of being tortured as a Japanese POW and his subsequent reconcilation with one of his torturers, died on Monday at the age of 93.

Why Waverley's New Lifts Give Me A Sinking Feeling

Lifts open in Waverley

Transport minister Keith Brown cut the ribbon yesterday on Waverley Station's new lifts (or "elevators" if you speak Americanese) providing "easy and step-free access from Princes Street for the first time in 140 years".