History of RAGES - 2013

Date Event Further information
14 January 2013 RAGES questions ScotRail's Club 55's New Conditions for Berwick Report in The Rages Rag issue 56
19 February 2013 RAGES attends a conference on Community Rail Partnerships Report in The Rages Rag issue 57
     
22 February 2013 East Lothian News runs front page article on the Haddington rail asperations  
     
14 March 2013 Draft copy of the Edinburgh Dunbar Berwick Local Service report now delivered to the Councils for comment  
     
21 March 2013 RAGES Committee give talk to the Aln Valley Railway Society about our role and activities Report in The Rages Rag issue 57
     
April 2013 Our secretary elected as a Railfuture Director Report in The Rages Rag issue 58
     
13 May 2013 Our secretary as the RailFuture Scotland representative attends a ScotRail conference Report in The Rages Rag issue 58
     
19 July 2013 East Coast announces new Hitachi class 800 trains to be introduced on the route from 2019 to replace the current class 225s  
     
21 August 2013 RAGES writes to First ScotRail noting the good passenger numbers on the late night Saturday train to Dunbar of around 130 in August and asking for its extension to Berwick  
     
8 August 2013 Council officers met Transport Scotland to discuss the MVA Consultancy study, resulting in some re-editing required by the consultants  
     
13 August 2013 RAGES attends a ScotRail Parliamentary Reception Report in The Rages Rag issue 59
     
September 2013 New proposals for a rail link to Haddington Report in The Rages Rag issue 58
     
11 September 2013 RAGES attends a Passenger Focus Meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 59
     
14 September 2013 RAGES attends the Scottish Borders Business Forum Event Report in The Rages Rag issue 59
     
18 September 2013 RAGES fourteenth Annual General Meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 59
     
14 October 2013 RAGES attends the ScotRail Stakeholder Reception Report in The Rages Rag issue 59
     
22 October 2013 Abellio representatives discuss their ScotRail franchise aspirations with the RAGES committee Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
5 November 2013 RAGES attends first meeting of the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Rail Report in The Rages Rag issue 60
     
19 November 2013 Transport Scotland publish the Draft Invitation to Tender document for the new ScotRail franchise  
     
10 December 2013 The local rail study is launched at the Scottish Parliament Report in The Rages Rag issue 60
     
20 December 2013 Meeting of the local rail group in Haddington Report in The Rages Rag issue 60