National Planning Framework 4 makes fundamental changes in the focus of transport investment towards people and places. However these have not yet been matched by changes in national funding for […]
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John Yellowlees, STSG Chair In 2023 Scotland has had three transport ministers, but the issues remained much the same. Indeed the ministerial churn was cited by Holyrood’s net zero committee […]
John Yellowlees diary notes of significant events in Scotland’s rail history. Italics show items perceived as bad news January 2021 : parapet collapse at Carron Water Viaduct, Carmont, Stranraer reduction […]
The £15M new station at Kintore in Aberdeenshire where trains commenced calling on 15 October 2020 combines the modern functionalities of a state-of-the-art unstaffed stopping place with two pairs of […]
Oban is a hub for rail, taxi, ferry, air and other connections so good information is essential. A partnership approach has been taken to improving this information.
In November 2018 Transport Scotland published their first transport demand forecasts. In the past reliance was made on the forecasts published by the Department for Transport in London. Transport Scotland […]