History of RAGES - 2014

Date Event Further information
15 January 2014 National Express, bidder for the ScotRail franchise, attends RAGES committee meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 61
30 January 2014 RAGES discusses the Next ScotRail franchise with bidder First Group Report in The Rages Rag issue 61
     
31 January 2014 RAGES discusses the next ScotRail franchise with bidder Arriva Report in The Rages Rag issue 61
6 February 2014 RAGES discusses the next ScotRail franchise with bidder MTR Report in The Rages Rag issue 61
     
10 February 2014 The new X1 bus link from Haddington to and from Wallyford station implemented by Prentice Coaches in conjunction with Haddington Community Development Trust Report in The Rages Rag issue 61
     
18 February 2014 RAGES attends the Local Rail Study meeting hosted by East Lothian Council  
     
19 February 2014 RAGES discusses the next East Coast franchise with First Group  
     
April 2014 East Coast Main Line franchise out to tender  
     
30 April 2014 East Lothian and Scottish Borders Councils announce increase of funds for the East Linton and Reston stations Report in The Rages Rag issue 62
     
1 May 2014 First edition of our newsletter by the new editor in a new format published  
     
20 May 2014 Councils submit bid for Station Investment Fund Report in The Rages Rag issue 62
     
6 June 2014 ScotRail announces that the East Lothian 380 EMUs will be replaced by 170 DMUs during the Glasgow 2014 Games  
     
August 2014 The X1 bus link from Haddington to Wallyford station ceased due to insufficient patronage  
     
10 September 2014 RAGES holds its 15th Annual General Meeting Report in The Rages Rag issue 63
     
8 October 2014 Abellio is announced as the new franchisee for ScotRail  
     
19 November 2014 Minister announces that the local rail service is approved  
     
27 November 2014 Debate at Scottish Parliament about the local rail service Report in The Rages Rag issue 63
     
27 November 2014 Inter City Railways, a consortium of Stagecoach and Virgin, is announced as the
successful bidder for ECML franchise
Report in The Rages Rag issue 63
     
28 November 2014 Local Rail Meeting held in Haddington Report in The Rages Rag issue 63