Scotland’s rail transport plan is ‘unworkable’ after Wales and Northern Ireland refuse

Scotland’s rail transport plan is ‘unworkable’ after Wales and Northern Ireland refuse

Rail transport was one of the key issues that the Scottish government faced in its Brexit negotiations with the UK government, according to a draft of its first Brexit strategy.The document, seen by Reuters, proposes a £2bn investment in the railways in Scotland, and a £7bn increase in rail travel in Northern Ireland.Scotland’s government said…

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Why Scotland has become the new UK capital of the EU

Scotland’s new “UK” capital is being hailed as a major step forward for the country, as a surge in international trade has fuelled the region’s economy.Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed the decision to become the “UK capital of Europe” on Wednesday as a “great day for Scotland”.“It is good to be a UK citizen…

Why I think rail will take Scotland away from the UK

Why I think rail will take Scotland away from the UK

The Scottish Government has unveiled a new rail transport project that would see a new train and passenger carriages built and run by a private company.The Scottish National Railways will build a new network linking Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow, with the aim of connecting them to other towns and cities.The railway project is being funded…