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The Scottish Government paid ScotRail £237.3m more subsidy between March and September last year than the corresponding period of the previous year because of Covid-19. Transport Scotland paid operator Abellio £475.1m during the Emergency Measures Agreement that operated from 1 March to September. This is twice the £237.8 paid to the operator for the corresponding period of 2019.
(Permalink) COVID-19 ScotRail Scottish Government Subsidy

The Scottish Government published its 2021/22 budget today, setting out its spending priorities for the coming year. The transport portfolio appears to contain no surprises but also no new investment for sustainable transport beyond what has already been announced. Nonetheless, the budget includes a number of positive spending priorities, including: £100.5 million for active travel ...
(Permalink) Budget Scottish Government Transform Scotland

Political leaders have welcomed £7.7 million in funding for inter-island ferries in Argyll and Bute, Orkney and Shetland.
(Permalink) Budget National Islands Plant Scottish Government

Network Rail, Scottish Government and City of Edinburgh Council have today revealed their concept designs for transforming the capitals main station as part of the Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan.
(Permalink) City of Edinburgh Council Edinburgh Waverley Network Rail Scottish Government


Edinburgh Waverley: Master-plan for Edinburgh Waverley, Market Street side entrance (the Klondyke or Old Town side to the south of the station). North Bridge in background.
Network Rail /08/2020


Edinburgh Waverley: Network Rail's master-plan for Edinburgh Waverley showing the entrance from Waverley Bridge.
Network Rail /08/2020


Edinburgh Waverley: The Edinburgh Waverley master-plan showing the mezzanine level and without the glass roof. This aerial view is from the south.
Network Rail /08/2020

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