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3/4/2020 - Task Force needed to press case for investment in Inverness - Perth rail service

A major study is recommending that a Task Force be set up to press the case for long overdue investment in the Inverness – Perth rail service to provide for a more attractive, faster and sustainable service and one that can compete with road travel on the A9, which is in line for a £3 billion upgrade. ... Full story

1/13/2020 - Fort William, Aviemore and Grantown to pilot new e-bike hire project

Residents in Fort William, Aviemore and Grantown are being given the chance to hire electric bikes to improve their fitness, mobility and ability to get about their rural communities more easily in a pilot scheme promoted by HITRANS, the regional transport partnership for the Highlands and Islands. ... Full story

1/9/2020 - United front in seeking Scottish Government commitment on A96 and A9 upgrades

Council and business leaders from the North and North-East have joined forces to seek an “unwavering” assurance from the Scottish Government of its continued commitment to delivering upgrades of the A96 and A9. ... Full story

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