Month: October 2013

CBR calls for cross-Border collaboration on Waverley Route

CBR has responded enthusiastically to the Leeds-based ‘Rail North’ consultation, endorsing the emphasis on improving connectivity from within the region to major centres in other regions such as Edinburgh and Glasgow. It has also made three key suggestions: 1 – The Rail North consortium should be expanded to include representation from local authorities in the […]

CBR calls for ScotRail franchise provision for cyclists and charters

In anticipation of the forthcoming issue of the Invitation to Tender for the next ScotRail franchise, CBR has written to Transport Scotland urging the government agency to ensure (1) that the trains used on the Borders Railway are modified to carry 6 cycle spaces per 3-car unit, and (2) that “the timetable specification should ensure […]