Class 380 EMU at Drem on its first day
Rail Action Group East of Scotland
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Berwick Gallery

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TPE at Berwick on the first day of services. Photo: T Thorburn.

 

Berwick waiting room revamp October 2018. Photo: B Forrest.

 

Berwick waiting room revamp October 2018. Photo: B Forrest.

 

LNER Train near Berwick. Photo: B Forrest.

 

Virgin Trains East Coast train at Burnmouth. Photo: B Forrest.

 

Virgin Trains East Coast train at Berwick station. Photo: B Forrest.

 

CrossCountry train at Berwick station with latest sign. Photo: B Forrest.

 

East Coast train at Berwick station in previous livery. Photo: B Forrest.

 

East Coast Main Line Services

Whilst RAGES main aim is the re-instatement of the local service between Edinburgh and Berwick, we maintain a watchful eye on the East Coast main line services run by CrossCountry and LNER and take any action as appears necessary.

TransPennine Express (TPE) - New Services

TPE informed RAGES that they will provide five new services per weekday in each direction from the December 2021 timetable change. These Edinburgh/Newcastle trains will call at Berwick, Reston, Dunbar (four northbound, five southbound), and East Linton when it opens. An additional two Edinburgh to Berwick services will be introduced at the May 2022 timetable change. These trains will call at Reston and East Linton.

Berwick Station

Our Berwick Representative, Barrie Forrest BEM, photographed the new booking office in October 2018, reporting that it had been reduced from two windows to one. 

His photographs taken at his visit are seen opposite.

 

Franchise - VTEC

Virgin Trains East Coast took over the east coast main line franchise on 1 March 2015.  More details are in The Rages Rag issue 64.

 

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