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End of Rail CPPG Nov 2021Proposed Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Sustainable Transport 1st Meeting Held on Thursday 25 November 2021, 13:00 Held as a virtual meeting DRAFT MINUTESScottish Parliament
Holyrood; TramForward Press Release Dec 2015Tram Forward welcomes the development of two light rail schemes in Scotland. Yesterday the Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal Cabinet on Tuesday the 15th December pledged to help fund four major infrastructure projects in Greater Glasgow - including an airport transport link. Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Sep 2015Notes of meeting of Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament of 15 September 2015 Minister for Transport and the Islands Derek Mackay MSP spoke about railway developments. He spoke of good news for Scotland from the benefits of rail investment. He said he was excited by EGIP, the Edinburgh-Glasgow Improvement Project, which would bring improved journey times with electrification. Work on clearing the Winchburgh Tunnel for electric trains had been completed successfully. Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG April 2015Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on 28th April 2015, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Nov 2014Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on Tuesday, 25th November 2014, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Feb 2015Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on Tuesday, 3rd February 2015, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
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For public transport to become a force in dealing with urban congestion, carbon reduction, improving air quality and to be an attractive alternative to the car, it must be built quickly and operate affordably.

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  • Light rail systems have proven track record
  • Growing the public transport market
  • Creating modal shift in some cases 32%
  • Supporting regeneration , renewal and inward regeneration
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  • Will drastically reduce the nations carbon footprint
  • Can be used to re-engineer city districts
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