Transport Scotland

Ministers approve Berryden Corridor Improvement Project

A major milestone for the Berryden Corridor Improvement Project has been reached as Scottish Ministers have given their go-ahead for Aberdeen City Council to progress with the compulsory purchase order for the project.

Published 21 June 2021

Timber transport projects to share £7m investment

Projects which will improve Scotland’s timber transport infrastructure have been awarded £7 million from the Scottish Government. 

Published 14 June 2021

New junction operational on Luncarty to Pass of Birnam of A9

The A9 Dualling Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project is set to achieve a significant milestone as the new Stanley/Tullybelton Junction and overbridge comes into operation for the first time next month.

Published 26 May 2021

A9 dualling project delivers on community benefits

The A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project has overcome unprecedented challenges in 2020 to deliver on a substantial proportion of its community benefits targets.

Published 20 May 2021

Bid launched for £55m Highland transport investment

A bid to fund the design and delivery of more than £55 million of transport infrastructure in the Highland region was submitted to Transport Scotland today.

Published 19 April 2021

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