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 […]
We are pleased to announce that The City and Royal Burgh of Elgin Community Council are the latest member of the Inter-City Express campaign. In this article George Littlejohn tells us why his organisation has joined the campaign. If we start from the year 1968, a year synonymous with the breaking up of important […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re pleased to see that the Parliamentary Motion lodged by Highlands MSP John Finnie has received support from Conservatives, Greens, Labour and Lib Dems as well as independents. However, the Motion has so far only received 10 MSPs’ support — so we’d welcome people pressing their own MSPs to support the motion.
Very pleasing to see BBC Scotland’s coverage of our campaign launch. It’s currently the lead story on their website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-26409641 We’ve also got Paul Tetlaw appearing on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Good Morning Scotland’ programme this morning: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0074hf7
Transform Scotland NEWS RELEASE Strictly embargoed: Not for use before 00:01, Monday 3 March 2014 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH CALLS FOR SCOTTISH ‘RAIL REVOLUTION’ Leading transport campaign group to build broad support to make rail travel faster, safer, greener and more competitive Transform Scotland  today (Monday 3-Mar) launched a new campaign to build support for a […]