History of RAGES - 2010

Date Event Further information
3 February 2010 RAGES attended an East Coast Consultation meeting about the proposed timetable. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
15 February 2010 Class 322 at Dunbar for the start of driver training prior to the new services starting in May.
17 February 2010 Regular meeting at East Lothian Council offices for local rail service. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
18 February 2010 First ScotRail advises RAGES that only the afternoon service to and from Dunbar will have an intermediate stop at Musselburgh.
22 February 2010 Barrie Forrest attended Reston School to give a talk on the history of Reston station and the Berwickshire Railway. He took the opportunity to promote our campaign. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
22 February 2010 RAGES attends the ECML timetable promotion bus at Berwick. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
24 February 2010 RAGES writes to East Coast to comment on the proposed new timetable. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
16 March 2010 RAGES attends the East Coast Franchise Consultation meeting in Edinburgh. Report in The Rages Rag issue 45
4 May 2010 First ScotRail announce a trial late night service from North Berwick at 23:55 to Edinburgh during the Fringe by the Sea from 10 to 15 August.
12 May 2010 Regular meeting at East Lothian Council offices for local rail service.
12 May 2010 Update on the Eureka Timetable from East Coast Report in The Rages Rag issue 46
24 May 2010 New First ScotRail services to and from Dunbar started Report in The Rages Rag issue 46
June 2010 East Coast announce late service from Edinburgh to Dunbar and Berwick at 23:45 hrs during the Edinburgh Festival but only on Fridays and Saturdays 6 and 7 August to 3 and 4 September and Sunday 5 September
16 June 2010 Representatives of the local rail service group meet with Transport Scotland
28 June 2010 RAGES attends MVA Consultancy’s meeting in Haddington to discuss the Edinburgh to Newcastle service proposals Report in The Rages Rag issue 46
August 2010 Both First ScotRail and East Coast provided late night trains in connection with the Edinburgh Festival
9 September 2010 First ScotRail held a “Meet the Managers” session on the afternoon service to Dunbar Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
September 2010 East Coast announced a new method for car park payment Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
22 September 2010 RAGES held its 11th Annual General Meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
13 October 2010 East Lothian Council, RAGES and Sustaining Dunbar held a public meeting in Dunbar. Suggestions were sent to MVA Consultancy for input to their study Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
20 October 2010 East Lothian Council and RAGES held a public meeting in East Linton. Suggestions were sent to MVA Consultancy for input to their study Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
20 October 2010 East Coast held a “Meet the Managers” session at Dunbar Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
25 October 2010 RAGES held a public meeting in Coldingham. Suggestions were sent to MVA Consultancy for input to their study Report in The Rages Rag issue 47
31 October 2010 RAGES responded to the East Coast Main Line 2016 Capacity Review Document
8 November 2010 RAGES attended the Scottish Rail Conference in Edinburgh
13 November 2010 RAGES attended the Railfuture Conference in London Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
1 December 2010 Due to the extreme snow conditions Network Rail decided to bypass Dunbar station to preserve the overall service on the ECML Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
1 to 7 December 2010 During this period RAGES lobbies the operating companies and politicians to get Dunbar its train services back Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
8 December 2010 Dunbar regains its train services Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
11 December 2010 Flooding caused disruption around Drem Report in The Rages Rag issue 48
13 December 2010 First ScotRail introduces another Edinburgh to Dunbar return at midday. Report in The Rages Rag issue 48