Lessons from the Oban Rail Line about the Future Roles for Railways

Longitudinal studies of transport change are always useful and in this paper Paul Tetlaw of Transform Scotland uses the case of the Oban Line to illustrate the revival of rural railways. He documents the main changes that have been seen on the line and argues that this shows how the benefits of railways are growing.

The evidence from the Oban line is that rural railways help to give vulnerable communities vital links and services.

Read the paper here.

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