Infrastructure

Scottish rail electrification continues but with cutbacks

The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead to a £63m electrification scheme to the south of Glasgow but a linked scheme will now only be single track.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Little help for captive commuters

    Emily Yates of the Association of British Commuters asks whether so-called flexible season tickets are a price trap, designed to upsell rail passengers back to season tickets.

     
  • Following the launch of the Williams-Shapps plan, Hugo Jamson, creative director at NewTerritory, argues that rail needs rethinking end-to-end if it is to continue as a viable and valued part of our transport infrastructure.

     
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