Transport Scotland

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Name: Transport Scotland
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Rail group sets out demands for services

More rail services and better station facilities have been demanded by a Northumberland passenger pressure group.The South East Northumberland Rail User Group (SENRUG) has set out a number of proposals in its response to consultation about the future ... [Published Morpeth Herald - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign to reopen Fife railway line gathers momentum

The Scottish Government has pledged to consider plans to reopen a defunct Fife railway line that covers a six-mile stretch of track between Leven and Thornton.The commitment by Transport Minister Keith Brown is the clearest signal yet that the campaign ... [Published Evening Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Recharge Wrap-up: Audi to get LG batteries, EU considers change to emissions program

Filed under: Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Carbon Offset , Legislation and Policy , Europe/EU , North America , UK , USA LG Chem says it has won a bid to supply batteries for Audi . LG says the deal, worth "hundreds ... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Update on A83 works

:00 0 commentsTRANSPORT Scotland will present information about improvement works on the A82 and A83 to members of Argyll and Bute Council next month.Share this imageAt last week’s Environment, Development, and Infrastructure Committee, members were advised ... [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Transport Scotland rethink over Park Road crossing

:30 0 commentsTHE fate of a long-awaited crossing on one of Rosyth’s busiest streets could be decided on the back of a second Transport Scotland traffic survey next month.Parents at Park Road Primary have been campaigning since 1998 for a puffin crossing ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Controversial cycle ride to be discussed in parliament

A North MSP has called on the Scottish Government to re-route a charity bike ride which will bring 800 cyclists to the A82 Inverness-Fort William road next month.David Stewart MSP wants organisers to move a stretch of the Deloitte Ride Across Britain ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Relief as Ross-shire A9 loos reopen

Cllr Isobel McCallum stepped in after Transport Scotland announced plans to demolish the toilets.LONG-awaited repair works on the toilets at the A9 southbound North Kessock layby have finally been carried out, after they were closed for nearly a year ... [Published North Star - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Boat for votes as Deputy First Minister spends another £700k on Coruisk for Gourock-Dunoon route

These are clearly desperate days, evidenced in the Deputy First Minister’s decision yesterday, in the nick of time, to throw another £700k at the noisy Dunoon Gourock Ferry Action Group. The DFM is putting MV Coruisk back into the Argyll Ferries fleet ... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Steam trains will disrupt journeys on Borders line

STEAM trains planned for the Borders railway to maximise its tourism potential will disrupt the new line’s regular services, The Scotsman has learned.On Wednesday, First Minister Alex Salmond announced that a "steam train experience" would operate on ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Contract awarded for work on Great Glen cycleway

Work could soon start on a new cycle route between Fort William and Inverness.RJ McLeod is the successful tender for the £2.9 million Great Glen Cycle Route, which will provide cyclists with a safe alternative to the A82 Inverness-Fort William trunk ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Ardersier wind 'super-hub' nod

The port’s chief executive Steve Gobbi says the green light from the Scottish government and regulators Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland was a “major milestone” for the 162-hectare former oil fabrication yard.“There are few, if any, vacant sites ... [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Borders Rail steam train tourism plan

The long awaited Borders Railway will be operational from September 6 next year it was announced by the First Minister today, with plans for a steam train experience to operate on the line.Alex Salmond announced future plans for a feasibility study of ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 20 2014]

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"I don’t know why it has taken so long for these repairs to be carried out," said Cllr McCallum. "Very little needed to be done to bring the toilets back into operation. The summer is almost over." Cllr McCallum said she would be contacting council leader Drew Hendry and Transport Scotland regarding the future of the toilets as they were strategically...
One industry source said: "You cannot run a half-hourly service and have steam trains running up and down the line. There would have to be changes to that frequency."
Mr Salmond said: "I have no doubt that Borders Railway will be profoundly successful and I will be one of the first in line for a ticket when the trains are running in September next year."
He said: "This is a complicated project which will involve the realignment of a 300m stretch of the road through land uphill from the gorge."

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Rail group sets out demands for services [Published Morpeth Herald - 6 hours ago]
Greenock Telegraph persists with FoI to reveal ... [Published For Argyll.com - 17 hours ago]
Studies and steam to transform tourism [Published Peeblesshire News - Aug 26 2014]
Campaign to reopen Fife railway line gathers mo... [Published Evening Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
Recharge Wrap-up: Audi to get LG batteries, EU ... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 25 2014]
Update on A83 works [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Aug 25 2014]
Transport Scotland rethink over Park Road crossing [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 25 2014]
Controversial cycle ride to be discussed in par... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 24 2014]
Relief as Ross-shire A9 loos reopen [Published North Star - Aug 23 2014]
Rail Union calls on Scottish Government to act ... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 22 2014]
Boat for votes as Deputy First Minister spends ... [Published For Argyll.com - Aug 22 2014]
Caledonian Sleeper threatened by failing owner ... [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 22 2014]
Steam trains will disrupt journeys on Borders line [Published The Scotsman - Aug 22 2014]
Johnstone ‘snubbed’ in new £1billion city deal [Published Paisley Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
Opening date for Borders Railway announced [Published CILT UK - Aug 21 2014]
Mixed views on move to speed up dualling [Published Press and Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Levenmouth rail link campaigners given new hope [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 21 2014]
Highland council joy over A9 dualling [Published Strathspey & Badenoch Herald - Aug 21 2014]
A90 bypass – how long do we have to wait? [Published Press and Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Councillors should take a long, hard look [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
CORUISK SET FOR WINTER RETURN [Published Dunoon Observer - Aug 21 2014]
North Kessock public toilets to reopen [Published Press and Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Repairs to be carried out on A82 [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
One step closer for Newtonhill railway station? [Published Mearns Leader - Aug 21 2014]
Contract awarded for work on Great Glen cycleway [Published Press and Journal - Aug 21 2014]
Bid race starts for first A9 dualling contract [Published Construction Index - Aug 21 2014]
New franchise contest could mean big boost for ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 21 2014]
Ardersier wind 'super-hub' nod [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 21 2014]
Borders Railway [Published itv.com - Aug 21 2014]
£2.9 million Great Glen Cycleway contract awarded [Published Highland News - Aug 21 2014]
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Filed under: Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Carbon Offset , Legislation and Policy , Europe/EU , North America , UK , USA LG Chem says it has won a bid to supply batteries for Audi . LG says the deal, worth "hundreds ...
Official: EVs, hybrids finding a home in Scotti... [Published Autoblog Green - Jun 16 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , Hybrid , Europe/EU , UK Car clubs in Scotland are getting some electric love from their government. The UK is putting £1,000,000 ($1.7 million US) of new funding toward electric vehicles , specifically ...
Rolling into the Highlands in style: a revamp b... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - May 28 2014]
An artist's impression of the revamped bunks with en suite shower Photo: Transport Scotland/PA Wire The revamp of the Caledonian Sleeper train service between Scotland and London looks like good news for the business travellers who account for half ...
CH2M HILL Fairhurst Joint Venture Awarded First... [Published EON Transportation - May 07 2014]
GLASGOW--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--It was confirmed this week by Transport Scotland that Scottish Ministers are to award CH2M HILL Fairhurst Joint Venture the first design and supervision contract of the A9 dualling programme, covering 26 miles of ...
CH2M HILL Fairhurst Joint Venture Awarded First... [Published EON Consumer - May 07 2014]
GLASGOW--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--It was confirmed this week by Transport Scotland that Scottish Ministers are to award CH2M HILL Fairhurst Joint Venture the first design and supervision contract of the A9 dualling programme, covering 26 miles of ...
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