History of RAGES - 2018

Date Event Further information
16 January 2018 Barrie Forrest BEM speaks at the Rail Connectivity Event in Berwick Town Hall Report in The Rages Rag issue 70
     
February 2018 An on-line petition is set up to help get the stations re-opened as soon as possible  
16 May 2018 The Government announces that the East Coast Main Line franchise will be delivered by the Operator of Last Resort from 24th June 2018 More at Latest Campaign News
     
9 June 2018 GDPR policies put in place  
     
24 June 2018 London North Eastern Railway (LNER) takes over the operation of all East Coast Main Line services from Virgin Trains East Coast  
     
August 2018 East Lothian Council awarded funding by Transport Scotland for a study to look at improving rail connections in East Lothian including Haddington and Tranent.  
     
10 September 2018 The first class 385 electric train started on the Edinburgh to North Berwick service in a six-car configuration.