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Fife's popular rail concession scheme for the over-60s has been granted a stay of execution after councillors said a plan to axe it needed further consultation.
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Rail campaigners have branded moves to axe Fife's popular concessionary rail scheme 'utter madness'.
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Fife's historic concessionary rail travel scheme, which entitles eligible users to discounted journeys, could soon be coming to an end, it has emerged.
(Permalink) Concessionary rail travel Fife Ticketing

A cross-Forth light railway linking Fife to Edinburgh could be considered for investment in the not-too-distant future, The Courier can reveal.
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Concerns have been voiced over the amount of rail crimes committed during the lockdown.
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'A tram line across the Forth Road Bridge connecting into the Edinburgh bus and tram network would make commuting by public transport possible for so many more people.'

(Permalink) Edinburgh Trams Fife

Radical proposals to extend Edinburgh's trams over the Firth of Forth and into Fife have been drafted up as part of an infrastructure 'wish list' for the Fife region.
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Dunfermline Tram Depot: Stagecoach celebrated 100 years of Dunfermline Tram/Bus Depot on 19 May 2018 with an open day. This is the original tram depot, much extended by the bus shed alongside.
Bill Roberton 19/05/2018

Edinburgh Airport [Tram]: A city bound tram climbs away from Edinburgh Airport on the morning of Sunday 13 July 2014. Long lens shot taken from the platform at Ingliston Park and Ride.
John Furnevel 13/07/2014

Edinburgh Airport [Tram]: A quiet period at Edinburgh Airport tram terminus on Sunday 13 July 2014 in a picture featuring 4 ticket machines, 3 staff, 2 trams and no passengers.
John Furnevel 13/07/2014

Network Rail will shortly begin the next phase of development work between Alloa and Longannet which could see the reinstatement of passenger services between Clackmannanshire and Fife.
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Alloa Loop: WCRC 47854 leads a Thornton - Bo'ness empty stock working into Alloa Loop on 22 June. 47804 was on the rear of the train.
Bill Roberton 22/06/2014

Alloa: Longannet empties heading back to Hunterston rumble west through Alloa station on 11 March 2014 behind EWS liveried 66018. Standing at the platform is the 11.41 ScotRail service to Glasgow Queen Stree ...
John Furnevel 11/03/2014

Kincardine: A Hunterston - Longannet coal train approaching its destination about to pass below the 1936 Kincardine Bridge, on 11 March 2014. The bridge is much less busy these days thanks to the neighbouring Cla ...
John Furnevel 11/03/2014

Commitment to decarbonise passenger rail services by 2035. Plans to decarbonise Scotland's rail passenger services by 2035 have been launched by Transport Secretary Michael Matheson today.

Railscot note - PDF page 8 shows electrification of lines by 2035:

- Glasgow - Aberdeen - Inverurie

- All lines in Fife including Levenmouth

- Highland Main Line

- Borders line

- Glasgow - Barrhead - Dumfries - Carlisle

- East Kilbride

- Kilmarnock - Ayr

- Anniesland - Maryhill

Partial electrification or alternative technology:

- Ayr- Girvan

- Inverurie - Inverness - Tain

Battery or alternative technology:

- West Highland Lines

- Far North Line

- Kyle Line

- Girvan - Stranraer
(Permalink) Aberdeen Barrhead Battery train Borders line Dumfries East Kilbride Electrification Far North Line Fife Girvan Highland Main Line Inverurie Kilmarnock Kyle Line Levenmouth Maryhill Stranraer Tain West Highland Lines

Scotland: Transport Scotland - Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan for 2035. Lines shown in red are to be electrified. Those in yellow to be alternative traction, possibly prior to electrification. Those ...
Transport Scotland 28/07/2020

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