Government’s multi-billion spending on roads will damage rail services

Government’s multi-billion spending on roads will damage rail services

A recent Government report has shown that the Scottish Government’s multi-billion pound spending on new road projects will damage rail services in Scotland. The report, released by Transport Scotland, showed that the Government’s £3 billion spending on dualling the A9 road is likely to reduce the viability of rail freight services to and from the […]

Taking freight off the roads – recent material in The Herald highlights need for rail improvements

Taking freight off the roads – recent material in The Herald highlights need for rail improvements

DAVID Ross’s Inside Track article (“Taking freight off the roads would lift Highland spirits”, The Herald, January 21) is timely. It would be of huge benefit to the Highland economy to get retail goods trains in to Inverness at the time of day that commerce requires. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have long been making […]

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 […]

CAMPAIGN LAUNCH CALLS FOR SCOTTISH ‘RAIL REVOLUTION’

CAMPAIGN LAUNCH CALLS FOR SCOTTISH ‘RAIL REVOLUTION’

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 [1] today (Monday 3-Mar) launched a new campaign to build support for a […]