History of RAGES - 2001

Date Event Further information
January 2001 RAGES meets with East Lothian Council to discuss an off-peak daytime fill-in service from Edinburgh to Dunbar provided by ScotRail
January 2001 Rail Passenger Committee for Scotland publishes its document "Railways in Southern Scotland/Borders: An Alternative Strategy" Report in The Rages Rag issue 8
February 2001 ScotRail MD replies to The Rages Rag after our 'attack' in the previous issue and offers to attend an open meeting to discuss the problems on the North Berwick service Report in The Rages Rag issue 8
21 February 2001 RAGES conducts a passenger count at Dunbar from 06:17 to 22:29 This was a Wednesday when 770 passengers used the station.
28 February 2001 RAGES replies to the Scottish Executive's ""Strategic Priorities for Scotland's Passenger Railway"" document
16 March 2001 RAGES open meeting at Longniddry with ScotRail MD Report in The Rages Rag issue 9
19 May 2001 RAGES conducts a passenger count at Dunbar from 07:22 to 21:03 This was a Saturday when 416 passengers used the station.
21 May 2001 Extra service at 18:37 from Edinburgh to North Berwick and 18:50 return start
28 June 2001 Second open meeting at East Linton Report in The Rages Rag issue 10
29 August 2001 RAGES second AGM Report in The Rages Rag issue 11
25 September 2001 Meeting with Haddington and District Community Council to discuss their role in helping to re-open Haddington station. Report in The Rages Rag issue 10
October 2001 North Berwick winter timetable gets off to a bad start. RAGES meets with ScotRail's Operations Manager. Report in The Rages Rag issue 11
26 October 2001 RAGES attends SESTRAN Regional Transport Strategy conference. Report in The Rages Rag issue 12
7 November 2001 Open meeting held in Haddington to discuss the re-opening of its station. Report in The Rages Rag issue 12
26 November 2001 Meeting with Eyemouth Town Council who have now joined us. Report in The Rages Rag issue 12
12 December 2001 Meeting with East Lothian Council to discuss rail matters. Report in The Rages Rag issue 12
13 December 2001 Meeting with Eyemouth and East Berwickshire Partnership to discuss a grant for a Reston station feasibility study. Report in The Rages Rag issue 12