Topic: Campaign for Borders Rail

Scotland’s Levenmouth project takes off

A new fly-through video shows Scotland’s short but significant Levenmouth rail project snaking its way towards completion. The lines are now being laid to see services reintroduced on a moribund stretch of line through Fife...Read more
|3 comments|author: Simon Walton

UK government freight strategy questioned

A week after the launch of the UK government’s strategy document, “Future of Freight – a long term plan”, which seems to have lasted longer than the UK government, questions have been raised about the...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

First tracks laid to Levenmouth

It may not have quite the profile of HS2, but a short line project in Fife is fast-tracking a community back onto the national network. Rail freight is playing a pivotal role and will have...Read more
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Further calls for Scotland-England timber traffic

UK timber extraction by rail lags behind European practice, but campaigners propose changes that would help redress the balance. Major reserves on the border between England and Scotland are maturing, and environmental and legal considerations...Read more
|3 comments|author: Simon Walton

New mixed-use line proposed for Scotland-England

UK’s influential High Speed Rail Group proposes a significant new-build line between England and Scotland to complement the east and west coast main lines and solve capacity issues. The group, representing member organisations from across...Read more
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Lobby group puts freight into Scottish proposals

Transform Scotland, the wide-remit alliance for sustainable transport has responded to a Scottish government consultation with a call for enhanced rail freight provision. It has called for major investment in the rail links between the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton