Terms & Conditions

© Crown Copyright

The material featured on this website is subject to Crown Copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent to: psi@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

Transport Scotland encourages users to link to this website.

Re-using third party material

Any material on this site which is identified as the copyright of a third party is not covered by Crown copyright. This is the case with some photographs. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. The copyright status of items can be checked in advance of use by contacting info@transport.gov.scot.

Images, photography and video

Images and photographs on this site are subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use Crown copyright images subject to the conditions stated above. Images and videos on Transport Scotland's Flickr site and YouTube channel are subject to the licence restrictions shown on those sites, but are normally available to be re-used with attribution for non-commercial purposes only.

For further information on Crown Copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on legislation.gov.uk or write to:

Office of Public Sector Information
Information Policy Team
St Clements House
2-16 Colegate
Fax: 01603 723000
e-mail: HMSOlicensing@cabinet-office.x.gsi.gov.uk

Permission to reproduce Crown Copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which is the copyright of a third party as is the case with some photographs. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. The copyright status of items can be checked in advance of use by contacting the Transport Scotland Website Manager on tel 0141 272 7100 or by emailing info@transport.gov.scot

Content Disclaimer

Transport Scotland seeks to ensure that the information published on its website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not constitute legal or professional advice and Transport Scotland cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. Transport Scotland cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.


Any of your personal information, including contact details, gathered while operating our site shall not be sold or passed to third parties or used for the purposes of unsolicited communications unless you have expressly consent to these details being passed.

Our privacy policy provides further information how we handle personal data for the purpose of carrying out our public duties.

Mailing Lists

You do not have to register to use the Transport Scotland website, but if you would like to receive updates about a specific Transport Scotland project or scheme via email then you can do so on the relevant project pages where available.

The registration information we require to allow users to register for updates is only the email address to which the updates/e-zines should be sent.

This information is stored securely on our database until such time as a user chooses to unsubscribe from receiving news stories. Users who no longer wish to receive newsletters and other updates may opt-out of receiving these communications by emailing info@transport.gov.scot and detailing what list you are subscribed to.


The @transcotland Twitter account and all tweets are the property of Transport Scotland and not of any individual within the agency, unless explicitly stated otherwise.


A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information a user supplies him or herself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

Cookies, however, enhance our website performance in a number of ways including providing a secure way for us to verify your identity during your visit to our website and personalising your experience on our site making it more convenient for you.

Transport Scotland therefore uses cookie technology to track or record information about visitors to our site. These cookies are "session specific" and are not used to record personal information or to associate personal information with the use of Transport Scotland services. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from our website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off on your web browser and you do not need to have cookies turned on to successfully use the site.

Google Analytics

When someone visits transport.gov.scot we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Links to and from transport.gov.scot

Transport.gov.scot contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website and doesn't cover other websites.

We welcome websites to link to the site. You don't have to ask for permission to do so. However, we don't give you permission to suggest that your website is associated with, or endorsed by, Transport Scotland or transport.gov.scot.