Tag archive for ‘Transport Scotland’
By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Roadworks on Queensferry Crossing to allow traffic to drive at motorway speeds

As explained when the Queensferry Crossing was officially opened in early September, the speed limit on all surrounding roads and on the bridge itself was restricted to 40mph until roadworks on connecting routes More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Motorway boost for travelling Scots

The £500m M8, M73 and M74 motorway improvements project has been officially opened, saving motorists up to 20 minutes on journey times. The project, including the new seven mile stretch of the M8 motorway, aims More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Queensferry Crossing to open at the end of the summer

The Queensferry Crossing, the new bridge over the River Forth, will be opened to the public on 30 August 2017. Then it will close again. This will allow 50,000 members of the public to take part in a once in a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Serco picked to run Edinburgh to London sleeper service

Great news for those who find it a bonus to go out for dinner in London after a business day and then sleep their way home on the train overnight. Serco has this week been selected by Transport Scotland to manage More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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Name the Bridge reaches the voting stage

Transport Scotland have whittled down all of the suggestions from the public as to what the new bridge over the River Forth will be called to just five possibilities, and now you can add your voice. Voting will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Some Rail fares from Edinburgh will be cheaper next month

  No it is not an April Fool prank. It is really true. We all know that rail fares are decidedly complex, but the fact is that some fares from Edinburgh are to go down next month following a review by Scotrail. Rail More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

SNP says Scotland saved from bus fare rises

FIGURES SHOW SCOTLAND PROTECTED FROM SUBSTANTIAL BUS FARE HIKES The SNP claim that new statistics have shown that bus passengers in Scotland have been protected from large rises in fares experienced south of the More...

By Richard Spence On Friday, February 1st, 2013

Thousands suggest names for Forth Replacement Crossing

A total of over 6000 possible names for the new bridge over the River Forth have been suggested by the public. Last November members of the public were asked for their opinions on what the new crossing should be More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Scotrail introduce New timetable this weekend

Edinburgh rail passengers are reminded that an expanded timetable will come into force this Sunday. The new timetable features a range of improvements for Edinburgh and the surrounding area, including: · Two extra More...

By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Transport Scotland in the driving seat to deliver Edinburgh trams

The Scottish Government has announced that it will help oversee the final delivery of the Edinburgh trams project. Ministers have also confirmed that the remaining £72 million Scottish Government grant will be More...