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In his latest update, policy advisor Paul Tetlaw details the current position of the railway in Scotland as well as the key Anglo-Scottish routes. He also comments on the progress being made to decarbonise the railway in light of the Governments commitment to decarbonise by 2035.
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Commenting on the new start for ScotRail under Scottish Government ownership, Transforms rail spokesperson Paul Tetlaw said: We welcome the new start for ScotRail from 1 April with a much closer working relationship between the different parts of the railway and with the Scottish Government. This should allow better and more focused long term planning.
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The year ahead promises many changes and challenges for the railway in Scotland and Anglo-Scottish rail links. This commentary focuses on both the ScotRail network and the crucial Anglo-Scottish links. Government Transport Policies As ever the future success of the railway is dependent on a wider range of Government transport policies ...
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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 ...
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