History of RAGES - 2002

Date Event Further information
21 January 2002 RAGES joins the Borders Railways Forum.
13 March 2002 Committee members attended The Rail Passengers Council meeting in London Report in The Rages Rag issue 13
21 March 2002 A postcode survey was carried out at Dunbar station to gauge where passengers came from to convince bus operators to operate connecting trains
April 2002 RAGES proposes a local Dunbar service timetable Report in The Rages Rag issue 13
May 2002 The 23:00hrs Edinburgh to Dunbar service is withdrawn Report in The Rages Rag issue 14
25 May 2002 Committee members met a representative of Railtrack to discuss the possible site of a new Reston Station Report in The Rages Rag issue 14
30 May 2002 RAGES invited to talk to Gullane Area Community Council Report in The Rages Rag issue 14
May 2002 A petition is started in Reston and surrounding areas for the re-opening of Reston station
June 2002 Newcraighall and Brunstane stations opened as part of a CrossRail for Edinburgh. ScotRail operates the service.
14 August 2002 RAGES 3rd AGM - Lewis Macdonald MSP, with responsibility for Transport, is guest speaker Report in The Rages Rag issue 15
14 July 2002 RAGES shows Christine Grahame MSP the possible site for Reston station
29 September 2002 Virgin introduce for trains stopping at Berwick
29 September 2002 Car parking charges introduced at Dunbar station
2 October 2002 RAGES wrote to the SRA with our suggestions for the ECML upgrade Report in The Rages Rag issue 15
3 October 2002 RAGES presents its petition on the re-opening of Reston station at the Scottish Parliament Report in The Rages Rag issue 15
5 November 2002 RAGES presents its case to the Petition Committee