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Transport Minister has designs on continental cycling projects

Published: 12-11-2015

“The nation’s cycling infrastructure is in line for a real boost with a new Scottish Government competition designed to encourage more people to cycle for short journeys” Transport Minister Derek Mackay said in Edinburgh today (Thursday 12 November).

Highland Tain station gets lease of life

Published: 11-11-2015

Tain Railway Station (c.1864), built and opened that year by the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway (Picture source - Tain & District Museum)Tain railway station in Easter Ross will receive a new lease of life today (11 November), as a new restaurant opens in its disused building thanks to the Station Community Regeneration Fund.

Transport Scotland to publish ScotRail performance reports quarterly

Published: 06-11-2015

The Service Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE) reports will now be made publicly available from the Transport Scotland website

Diversion for Overnight Weekend Works on A90 at Charleston

Published: 05-11-2015

Traffic management will be in place on the A90 at Charleston overnight on Friday 6 November and overnight on Saturday 7 November so that Scottish and Southern Energy can remove and replace overhead power cables to accommodate the AWPR/B-T project.

Infrastructure Secretary: Ambition and opportunity for Scottish industry in HS2 build

Published: 05-11-2015

Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities, will today present his vision of a high speed rail line for Scotland, built by and boosting Scottish industry.

A90 Bridge Demolition Works Completed Early

Published: 04-11-2015

Successful operation means a further closure of the A90 is not required

Time-lapse as First Bridge Beams Installed On Aberdeen Bypass Project

Published: 04-11-2015

Another milestone has been reached on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route / Balmedie -Tipperty project with the first bridge beams being lowered into place at the site of the new Tipperty Junction.

Ferry tender is “fair, open and transparent”

Published: 03-11-2015

Procurement panel report and Interim ITT are publishedThe first report from the Independent Procurement Reference Panel concludes that the first stage of the tender process for the contract to operate the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services (CHFS) was fair, open and transparent.

Winter Resilience Statement

Published: 29-10-2015

Minister updates Parliament on transport plansThe Minister for Transport and Islands, Derek Mackay, has updated the Scottish Parliament on the transport resilience plans for this winter.

Major Milestone as Bridge Beams Lifted on A96 Inveramsay Bridge

Published: 29-10-2015

North East Project on target for completion

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