History of RAGES - 2016

Date Event Further information
January 2016 Second ticket machine installed at Dunbar
     
23 March 2016 RAGES chairman meets Minister for Transport along with MSPs, SEStran and council representatives Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
12 April 2016 RAGES gives a presentation of our work at SENRUG  
     
May 2016 Barrie Forrest met the First Minister at Eyemouth during the election campaigning  
     
14 June 2016 RAGES chairman meets Minister for Transport along with MSPs, SEStran and council representatives Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
27 June 2016 Local rail meeting in Haddington Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
25 July 2016 Open meeting at Prestonpans with Phil Verster, MD ScotRail Alliance, to discuss the North Berwick/Dunbar service Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
5 August 2016 The Councils and SEStran write to the Minister for Transport with a new offer for the stations Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
November 2016 Minister for Transport increases the funding for East Linton and Reston stations Report in the next issue of The Rages Rag
     
24 November 2016 RAGES chairman writes to the Minister appealing for the final funding shortfall to be allocated from the new monies to be given to Scotland as announced in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement  
     
7 December 2016 ScotRail announces a short term solution for overcrowding on the North Berwick service by utilising 6-cars sets which will be training drivers.  This will last for three months, but will return to 4-car sets until the new trains become available in the Autumn.  
     
11 December 2016 Virgin Trains East Coast add two new services See Latest News