Breaking news!

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Fantastic news this bright April morning that the new rail operator in Scotland is to reopen the Forfar line! Abellio, the new Scotrail franchisee take over running Scotland’s railway this morning hot on the heels of the new franchisee for the East Coast line, Virgin. In a ground breaking partnership it’s been announced that working together the new operators plan to reopen the Forfar line in 2018. There are to be direct express services to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, commuter services to Kirriemuir and on to Newtyle and a daily service to London with connections to the new Euro Eurostar terminal in North Yorkshire. What better news to liven up this sunny April 1st morning!

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