Topic: Aberdeen

Rail freight could transform North East Scotland

Incorporating freight will make a new route in North East Scotland viable and economically regenerate the region. Rebuilding lines to the coastal communities of Fraserburgh and Peterhead will open up new markets to Aberdeen and...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Can Green Ports be Scotland’s Rail Ports?

The UK has a freeport initiative, and the English winners were announced by the UK chancellor Rishi Sunak in his budget speech in March. However, the devolved governments in the UK have responsibility for Northern...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Rail vital to Aberdeen harbour development

Aberdeen is expanding its maritime activities, and rail freight is set to play a central role. Existing rail freight facilities will see a new lease on life as Aberdeen Harbour plans a massive expansion. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Aberdeen – Dundee line closed until February

A bridge at Stonehaven, nearby the site of last year’s fatal derailment in Scotland, partially collapsed last week. Network Rail, the infrastructure manager for the UK, says the line it carries, between Aberdeen and Dundee,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK network damage may last months

Major routes wrecked by recent derailments and landslides will be out of action for months, says a report. Some locations will not be repaired until Christmas. The city of Aberdeen could face disruption for most...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton