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Construction experts have claimed a new Firth of Forth tunnel crossing is not just a pipe dream but entirely feasible and could be done in just five to seven years.
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Fife Council's transport spokesman has poured cold water on plans for a Forth tunnel.
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The Scottish Greens have proposed billion-pound plans to build a rail crossing under the Firth of Forth which would 'substantially' cut journey times north.
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Peterhead: View over the buffer stops at Peterhead on 24 May 1969 showing D5323 at the platform with the Formartine and Buchan Railtour preparing to return to Aberdeen.
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 24/05/1969


Fraserburgh: The very last goods train at Fraserburgh on the 5th October 1979. Jim Morrison, one-time signalman at Fraserburgh, and latterly railwayman at Maud is pointing out something of interest to the driver of 27020. The location of the long since demolished signal box perhaps?
John Williamson 05/10/1979

The Scottish Greens have promised to dig deep for votes after proposing billion-pound plans to tunnel under the Firth of Forth.
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It's an idea that may strike some as comically grandiose: a railway tunnel under the Firth of Forth to link Fife with Leith.
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Plans for a nine-mile 'game changer' tunnel under the Forth have been announced by the Scottish Greens as part of a £22 billion scheme to transform the country's rail network.
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The Rail for All programme would pull investment from extending the road network, doubling the resources pumped into rail.
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