History of RAGES - 2012

Date Event Further information
3 January 2012 Severe weather disrupts rail and other transport in Scotland.
6 January 2012 RAGES receives confirmation that the Minister for Transport will be visiting East Lothian and Berwickshire as he had promised at our meeting with him.
13 January 2012 Regular Local Rail meeting hosted by Paul McLennan of East Lothian Council Report in The Rages Rag issue 52
26 January 2012 John Lamont MSP raised a motion in the Scottish Parliament to debate the local rail study. This will be on 21 March 2012 at 17:00 hrs Report in The Rages Rag issue 53
28 February 2012 Minister for Transport, Keith Brown MSP, visited East Linton, Reston and Eyemouth Report in The Rages Rag issue 53
16 March 2012 Local rail meeting discusses the update brief for the MVA study Report in The Rages Rag issue 53
19 March 2012 East Coast’s MD meets RAGES in Dunbar Report in The Rages Rag issue 53
21 March 2012 Parliamentary debate at Holyrood on the local rail service Report in The Rages Rag issue 53
3 April 2012 Scottish Stations Investment Fund announced by Scottish Parliament – East Linton and Reston stations will be applying Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
26 May 2012 Passenger count on the 22:06 on Saturday night was 27
13 June 2012 RAGES attends a Passenger Focus Workshop in Perth Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
     
22 June 2012 As from 20 July ScotRail will ban the consumption and carrying of alcohol on its trains between 9pm and 10am. Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
26 June 2012 East Coast Franchise consultation announced
3 July 2012 Regular local rail meeting held in Haddington Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
17 July 2012 RAGES attends Inter City East Coast Franchise Consultation Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
   
17 July 2012 First ScotRail announces alcohol ban on its trains Report in The Rages Rag issue 54
   
6 September 2012 MVA Consultancy attends Dunpender Community Council meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
12 September 2012 RAGES 13th Annual General Meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
14 September 2012 Transport Scotland announces that First ScotRail will extend its Edinburgh To Dunbar services to Saturdays from 15 December 2012 Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
17 September 2012 MVA Consultancy attends Reston and Auchencrow Community Council Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
10 October 2012 East Coast hosts a "Meet the Managers" event at Berwick Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
30 October 2012 Regular local rail meeting in Haddington Report in The Rages Rag issue 56
31 October 2012 RAGES launches its re-vamped web site Report in The Rages Rag issue 55
     
15 November 2012 East Coast hosts a "Meet the Managers" event at Dunbar Report in The Rages Rag issue 56
     
22 November 2012 Meeting to discuss the Haddington rail progress  
     
15 December 2012 First ScotRail Saturday services to Dunbar start  
     
17 December 2012 East Lothian schoolgirl’s safety poster to be displayed at 300 stations across Scotland Report in The Rages Rag issue 56