DISTRICT Hit By Flooding Travel Chaos

FLOODING caused causing major disruption for road and rail travellers (Saturday). 
Heavy rain led to widespread problems across the district, with the A8 closed in Greenock all day.
Many other main routes were affected including the A770 in Gourock an…

Police warning not to travel in Inverclyde due to flooding

Police Scotland Renfrewshire and Inverclyde posted on their facebook page: “Due to the heavy rain forecast by the Met Office there are significant flooding issues throughout the Inverclyde area.
“There are numerous areas of deep floodwater making roads…

Cops provide update after van crashes into railway bridge

We previously reported[1] that the incident took place on Greenhill Road underneath the bridge near St James train station this morning.
The vehicle was seen on its side. 
Officers from Glasgow’s Road Policing unit have now revealed that they dealt wit…

ScotRail passengers urged to plan ahead as timetable changes

ScotRail will introduce changes to services from Sunday May 21.
As part of this, the ‘fast trains’ between Glasgow Central and Gourock which operate outwith peak times will be removed.
ScotRail says this will assist its efforts to ‘reliably operate’ a …

Gourock man misses IRH appointment after McGill’s 540 axe

James Cormack says he was late for his medical meeting at Inverclyde Royal because he was forced to take two buses after McGill’s cancelled its 540 bus which ran between the Gourock rail head and Clynder Road in Greenock.   
James, 64, told the Telegra…

McGill’s 540 service: Firm urged to reverse decision to axe bus

Scores of people turned out to a recent meeting organised by Gourock Community Council, which opposed the firm’s withdrawal of the 540 service.
The service, which was withdrawn on May 1 as part of a major timetable shake-up, ran from Clynder Road in Gr…

New timetable increases Edinburgh to Glasgow service frequency

With the introduction of ScotRail[1]’s new timetable from Sunday, 21st May, Saturday services between Glasgow[2] Queen Street and Edinburgh[3] via Falkirk High[4] will be increased to a 15-minute frequency in each direction from 08:45 to 17:15.