A £500 million fund pledged by the Tories to restore rail lines and stations axed in the 1960s “is not going to buy you very much”, a rail expert has warned.
Rail campaigners have long called for many of the lines axed following the 1963 Beeching Report to be re-opened.
Railway lines in Tayside and Fife could be electrified to connect better with the West Coast mainline, rail chiefs have suggested.
A group has been formed to develop a lasting memorial to the golden age of railways in west Perthshire.
You can travel by train from Scotland to Ho Chi Minh in south Vietnam.
Madam, – James Robertson (Letters, April 18) says no new railways have been approved since Transport Scotland was established. This is because no viable proposals havebeen made. All would involve high levels of public subsidy
Breakthrough promises over eagerly awaited improvements to Montrose railway station have been welcomed after a hint the works could be under way within months.
Friends of the Earth Scotland is backing calls to get Beeching’s axed railway lines back on track in Angus.
I’ll not tell porkie pies and suggest their offerings have never touched my lips.
ScotRail is under fire for a tiny timetable tweak that has nearly doubled the price of a busy inter-city service from Perth.