Transport Scotland

And finally... Hidden heritage uncovered by A75 Dunragit Bypass

Stunning archaeological finds unearthed as a result of the construction of the A75 Dunragit Bypass can be rediscovered by reading two publications that are now available.

Published 26 March 2021

Construction begins on Reston station

Work is now under way to build the new Reston station in the Scottish Borders.

Published 25 March 2021

Preferred route corridor identified for A83 Rest and Be Thankful replacement

Transport Scotland has unveiled its preferred long-term solution to the landslip-plagued A83 Rest and Be Thankful road as well as "major progress" on additional short and medium term plans.

Published 18 March 2021

Four more A9 Dualling schemes given approval

Scottish Ministers have given the go-ahead to the completion of the statutory procedures for four more schemes on the A9 Dualling Perth to Inverness.

Published 11 March 2021

Bidders sought for £115m Highland section of A9 dualling project

Transport Scotland is seeking potential bidders for the most northerly section of the Scottish Government’s £3 billion programme to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness.

Published 1 March 2021

Design contract awarded for Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan

Network Rail has appointed Mott MacDonald as the design contractor for the Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan. 

Published 19 February 2021

Ministers pledge to complete £3bn A96 Dualling project

Scottish Ministers have given the go-ahead for completing of the statutory procedures for the A96 Dualling Inverness to Nairn project.

Published 19 February 2021

Consultation extended into A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen preferred option

Transport Scotland has extended its consultation into the preferred dualling option of the A96 Aberdeen to Huntly route following criticism from an MSP and local councillors.

Published 10 February 2021

Trains to return to Reston following planning consent for station development

Scottish Borders Council's planning committee has approved proposals which will see a station open in the Borders village of Reston for the first time in more than half a century.

Published 8 February 2021

Glasgow Metro plan included on Transport Scotland’s strategic projects review

Transport Scotland has included long-mooted plans for a metro connection between Glasgow Airport and Paisley Gilmour Street Station in its second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2).

Published 4 February 2021

Aberdeenshire councillors disappointed over timing of A96 dualling consultation

Transport Scotland has been urged to extend its consultation into the preferred dualling option of the A96 Aberdeen to Huntly route.

Published 28 January 2021

RSPB withdraws objection to 10-mile stretch of A9 dualling project

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has withdrawn its objection to the 10-mile Crubenmore to Kincraig A9 dualling scheme.

Published 18 January 2021

Crowdfunder launched to block new roads at South Queensferry development

Residents of South Queensferry have launched a crowdfunder to block Ambassador Living's plans to new roads over their land for access to a new housing estate beside the Forth Road Bridge.

Published 11 January 2021

Haud-on-again: £18m bypass project delayed by six months

The A90/A96 Haudagain Improvement project in Aberdeen will take an extra six months to complete, Transport Scotland has confirmed.

Published 8 January 2021

A96 Dualling East of Huntly to Aberdeen preferred option revealed

The preferred option for the section of the A96 to be dualled between East of Huntly and Aberdeen has been unveiled to the public at a virtual exhibition.

Published 22 December 2020