Topic: Scotland

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

Freight features in Scottish transport review

The Scottish government has opened a twelve-week consultation into its second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2). The comprehensive look at transport requirements for the next twenty years seeks to engage public opinion on all aspects...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Winter storm disrupts UK rail transport

Black Friday became White Out Saturday, as bargain hunting Britain was battered by Storm Arwen on Friday and Saturday. The railways did not escape the disruption. The country’s east took the worst of the weather,...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