Inverkeithing to Perth rail route safeguarded

Inverkeithing to Perth rail route safeguarded

Transform Scotland’s Inter-City Express Campaign aims to see investment in the railway between the Central Belt of Scotland and Inverness brought up to the level being spent on roads (£6bn on the A9 and A96 upgrades). We are looking for a major investment programme to bring the railway up to 21st century standard by dualling […]

Cue for another photo?

Cue for another photo?

Richard Ardern write in The Scotsman, 11 May 2015: There is nowhere more iconic in Scotland to have your team photograph taken than with the Forth Railway Bridge as backdrop. The bridge is a potent symbol for the railway being a supremely sustainable mode of transport to the North. Will Nicola Sturgeon quickly adopt Transform […]

Vast majority of Scots want inter-city rail services at least as fast as roads

Vast majority of Scots want inter-city rail services at least as fast as roads

Transform Scotland NEWS RELEASE Embargoed until 00:01 on Tuesday 24 February 2015 OPINION POLL RESULT: VAST MAJORITY OF SCOTS WANT INTER-CITY RAIL SERVICES AT LEAST AS FAST AS ROADS Transform Scotland also launches ‘Inter-City Express’ campaign brochure Transform Scotland [1] has today (Tuesday 24 February) released the result of an opinion poll which shows that […]

Railway focus must now switch to the north

Railway focus must now switch to the north

Richard Ardern writes in today’s Herald, 12 February 2015: “It is really good that the Borders Railway is nearing completion, but the focus now needs to turn to improving capacity to the north. The lines between the cities of Perth and Inverness and between Inverness and Aberdeen are mainly single track and consequently suffer from […]

NEWS RELEASE: ELGIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL GETS ON BOARD PUSH FOR BETTER RAIL SERVICES

NEWS RELEASE: ELGIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL GETS ON BOARD PUSH FOR BETTER RAIL SERVICES

Transform Scotland NEWS RELEASE Tuesday 17 June 2014 ELGIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL GETS ON BOARD PUSH FOR BETTER RAIL SERVICES: Inter-City Express campaign gets first North-East member group Transform Scotland, the national alliance for sustainable transport, has today (Tuesday 17 June) welcomed the addition of Elgin Community Council as the latest member of the ‘Inter-City Express’ […]

Call for Better Rail Links North of the Central Belt

Call for Better Rail Links North of the Central Belt

Scottish Association for Public Transport NEWS RELEASE:  Thursday 8th May 2014 Call for Better Rail Links North of the Central Belt A leading public transport campaign group has today (Thursday 8 May) called for action to improve rail links and public transport north of the Central Belt. In Perth today, the Scottish Association for Public […]

Alex Salmond responds to campaign launch

Alex Salmond responds to campaign launch

Many thanks to Conservative MSP Liz Smith for raising the campaign at First Minister’s Questions in the Scottish Parliament. In response to further questions, First Minister Alex Salmond said that he welcomed the campaign’s “ambition” and many of its proposals. Further questions were asked by MSPs Roderick Campbell (SNP), Alison McInnes (Lib Dem) and Lewis […]