Rail consultation: Government urged to reconnect communities across Scotland

Rail consultation: Government urged to reconnect communities across Scotland

Transform Scotland NEWS RELEASE Wednesday 1 March 2017 GOVERNMENT URGED TO RECONNECT COMMUNITIES ACROSS SCOTLAND: Transform Scotland sets out its response to Government rail consultation Transform Scotland [1] has today urged the Scottish Government to investigate the reopening of former rail routes across Scotland to reconnect communities with the rest of the country. The recommendation […]

Transform makes case for rail revolution in Scotland’s cities

Transform makes case for rail revolution in Scotland’s cities

Transform Scotland has relaunched the call for a revolutionised rail network to improve connections between Scotland’s seven cities. The new Inter-City Express brochure was launched at a stakeholder event in Perth on Tuesday evening, organised by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in collaboration with Transform Scotland and Scottish Council for Development and Industry. The event brought together interested parties […]

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 […]

Bid to restore inter-city flights in Scotland

Bid to restore inter-city flights in Scotland

NEW flights between Scotland’s cities are being planned to help woo long-haul routes to Edinburgh and Glasgow airports and overcome slow road and rail links. (http://www.scotsman.com/news/transport/bid-to-restore-scots-inter-city-flight-network-1-3657489). The country’s two busiest airports say the links would bring an influx of connecting passengers, including tourists, and make new routes to the rest of the world more viable. […]

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 […]