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Bridge put back at historic spot

A ROAD near a popular visitor spot is set to reopen tomorrow after being closed for two months.

Morning train back on track

A BUSY mid morning train service between Lockerbie and Edinburgh is set to be reinstated next year, following a petition and public backlash.

Near miss with 125 mph train

A GROUP of rail workers “narrowly avoided” being struck by a train travelling at 125 mph near Kirtlebridge.

One dead, one hurt in m’way crashes

ONE man has died and another is in a critical condition in hospital following two crashes on the A74(M) this morning.

Second crash on A74(M)

THE A74(M) is still closed northbound after a second crash in the space of four hours.

Station upgrade plan revealed

LOCKERBIE railway station could be upgraded as part of plans for a new Stirling to London rail service.

M74 crash

A VEHICLE went on fire following a crash on the A74 (M) near Lockerbie on Wednesday afternoon.

M74 fuel spillage

HUNDREDS of litres of diesel were spilled on the A74 (M) near Lockerbie after a lorry was involved in collision on Monday afternoon.

MSP takes the wheel

DUMFRIESSHIRE MSP Oliver Mundell is in top gear after passing a course run by Dumfries and Galloway Advanced Motorists and Motorcyclists.

Driver crackdown

DRIVERS locally who risk the safety of themselves and other road users by using mobile phones, speeding or not wearing a seatbelt are to be the focus of a campaign this week.

Man hurt in B724 smash

AN Annan man is in a critical condition following a car crash near Clarencefield.

UPDATE: Man, 79, dies after A75 smash

AN elderly man has died following a crash on the A75 involving three vehicles.

A75 crash appeal

AN elderly man is in a critical condition in hospital at Dumfries following a crash on the A75.

Watch out for deer

WITH the clocks turning back this weekend, motorists across Dumfries and Galloway are being advised to look out for deer crossing local trunk roads.

Drug driving crackdown

MOTORISTS in Dumfries and Galloway now face the possibility of roadside drug tests as Scotland gets tougher on drug driving.

Dual A75 calls

THE A75 and the A77 must be fully dualled to boost business.

Tuk tuk plan is a no no

A PROPOSAL for a new and alternative mode of transportation for Annandale has been rejected by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Tuk tuks could take to the roads

A NEW mode of transportation may be speeding its way around the region soon if given approval.

London calling!

A NEW direct rail service from the region to London is in the works.

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Transport study extended

EXTRA time has been given to the South West Scotland Transport Study and views can now be submitted until September 20.

A75 open again after police incident

The A75 has re-opened near Annan after a female fell from an over bridge onto the roadway below.

Investment boost for timber roads

FUNDING of £260,841 has been awarded to projects in Dumfries and Galloway which will reduce the impacts of timber lorries on rural roads.

Drivers beware

BE careful this weekend when driving in the rain.
That’s the message from Police Scotland following forecasts for unseasonable weather coming in.

 
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