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TRANSPORT Agency To Explore How To Speed Up Bus Motorway Journeys

TRANSPORT Scotland is to look into bus priority measures for Glasgow's motorways. The national transport agency stated: "We will explore reallocating road space on parts of the motorway network around Glasgow to high occupancy vehicles such as buses." The move is part...

FINAL Phase Of Platform Extensions At Queen Street Station

NETWORK Rail is warning passengers that platforms four and five at Glasgow Queen Street are to close for a month while they are extended. Work will take place from mid-September to mid-October as engineers deliver the final phase of platform extension work as part of...

LONGER Trains Now Operating After Platform Work At Queen Street Station

NETWORK Rail has finished extending platforms two and three at Glasgow Queen Street station. The work was part of the £120million project to redevelop Scotland’s third-busiest station. The platforms were both extended by 26 metres during the four-week programme,...

MAJOR Milestone For Glasgow Subway As First New Train Arrives

THE first of Glasgow's new underground trains has arrived in the city. An intensive testing programme by manufacturer Stadler will now get underway to ensure the trains are fully fit for purpose after which they will be handed over to SPT (Strathclyde Partnership for...

CONNECTIVITY Commission Reveal Public Transport Vision For Glasgow

A RADICAL £10billion transport blueprint for Glasgow is being proposed by the city's Connectivity Commission. It says a 'metro' network of tram or light rail lines should be created to connect areas not served by trains. Other proposals in the 20-year vision are: -- A...

PLATFORM Extension Work On Track At Queen Street Station

THE transformation of Glasgow Queen Street station will enter a new phase this month as engineers begin work to complete the extension of the station’s platforms. From 15 April until mid-June, work will be taking place behind the hoardings on the main concourse to...

BUS Station Concourse Improvements Will Be Just The Ticket

THE main concourse at Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow is to be given a makeover as part of a £580,000 refurbishment contract. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has approved the project which includes de-cluttering the area to improve passenger flow and the...

MILESTONE Reached In Queen Street Station Transformation

THE transformation of Glasgow Queen Street station is continuing as engineers start to build the steel skeleton of the new expanded concourse. The project team has now completed the installation of the west truss –- the first major piece of the steel structure that...

SEVENTY-Five More New Buses Announced By First Glasgow

FIRST Glasgow is to invest millions in more ultra-low emission vehicles, with additional funding being granted from the Scottish Green Bus Fund. Another 75 new bus are being bought for Glasgow in 2019, through £16.35million investment from First Bus and £400,000 from...

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