Peterhead Transport Interchange reopens to customers following improvement works

Jenny Anderson2023, News

From Aberdeenshire Council Bus services have resumed at Peterhead’s transport interchange following the completion of a series of improvements to the facility. Work on the project, arranged by Aberdeenshire Council and largely funded by Nestrans, took place over six weeks and has involved a range of repairs, upgrades and new additions to the Windmill Street facility. Energy-efficiency has been a key focus of the scheme, with the five new enclosed bus shelters installed by Commutaports featuring sedum vegetation roofing and solar-powered LED lighting. The site also has three Papercast ‘electronic …

Two public consultations for the A93 and the A947 start today

Jenny Anderson2022

From Aberdeen City Council: Two separate public consultations have started with potential options for improving transport connections on the A93 from Aberdeen to Banchory and the A947 from the A96 junction at Bucksburn to the Parkhill junction on the city bypass (AWPR). The studies, which focus on active travel and public transport connections, continue the ongoing work of Aberdeen City Council and partners to consider means of locking-in benefits of the city bypass on the principal transport corridors linking Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen. Both studies have put several options forward including new …

Vacancy for Transport Officer

Jenny Anderson2022, News

Nestrans (the North East of Scotland Transport Partnership) is one of seven statutory Regional Transport Partnerships (RTPs), with responsibility for the development and implementation of a Regional Transport Strategy (RTS).  Covering the areas of Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Council, our recently approved transport strategy is working towards delivery of a sustainable transport system for the north east of Scotland, contributing to national net-zero carbon targets, alongside a just-transition for the regional economy. The team currently has a vacancy for a transport officer, to support our small executive team in delivery …

Advertisement of the Nestrans Unaudited Annual Accounts 2021/22

Jenny Anderson2022

View the full public advertisement of the Nestrans unaudited annual accounts for 2021/22. The Nestrans Board considered the unaudited annual accounts for 2021/22 when they met on 22 June 2022 (view the June Board reports) and following their approval, the unaudited annual accounts for 2021/22 are now also available to view or can be viewed within the documents section of the Nestrans website within the Statement of Accounts heading

Nestrans secure half-a-million-pound boost for Walking & Cycling projects

Jenny Anderson2022

Improvements to the Formartine & Buchan Way, the creation of a signed cycle network, and a much-needed bike recycling and reuse scheme, are among some of the North East projects set to benefit from funding. Nestrans was successful in bidding for £500,000 from the Scottish Government’s Regional Transport Partnership Active Travel Grant and will share the funding among five different projects across the region. Vice-chair of Nestrans, Dr Maggie Bochel said, “This was an ambitious bid to support a range of important and valuable projects.” “The funding will be used …

A96 consultation underway

Jenny Anderson2022, News

From Transport Scotland: An online consultation starting today (12 May) is seeking views on existing issues along the A96 corridor, and the kind of opportunities that could be realised in the future.  Transport Scotland is seeking a better understanding of how the A96 corridor is used, particularly given the changes to everyone’s lives due to Covid-19 pandemic, and the extent to which the climate emergency makes a difference to how people travel on the A96 in the future. This initial consultation is in the form of a digital survey supported …

Advertisement of the Nestrans Unaudited Annual Accounts 2020/21

Jenny Anderson2021

View the full public advertisement of the Nestrans unaudited annual accounts for 2020/21. The Nestrans Board considered the unaudited annual accounts for 2020/21 when they met on 9 June 2021 (view the June Board reports) and following their approval, the unaudited annual accounts for 2020/21 are now also available to view or can be viewed within the documents section of the Nestrans website within the Statement of Accounts heading.

Consultation open for transportation links to Aberdeen South Harbour and Wellington Road

Jenny Anderson2020

Aberdeen City Council has started a public consultation into two parallel studies for transport links to Aberdeen South Harbour and Wellington Road. Over the last 18 months, Aberdeen City Council has worked with partners to assess options through the STAG appraisal process for both studies. The next stage in the process is engaging with local stakeholders and members of the public to seek views on the likely impacts of the options for each study on individuals and businesses to assist the City Council in maximising the opportunities that the studies present locally, …

Rail services returning to Kintore after almost 60 years

Jenny Anderson2020, News

Rail services will return to Kintore after almost 60 years absence next Thursday 15 October 2020. Funded by Transport Scotland, Aberdeenshire Council and Nestrans, the £15 million station was built by Network Rail and has fully accessible, step-free access between platforms via a footbridge with lifts. The station, which will be managed by ScotRail, is also the largest electric vehicle charging location in north east Scotland, with 24 of the 168 spaces at the new transport hub fitted with charging points. Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity …

Advertisement of the Nestrans Unaudited Annual Accounts 2019/20

Jenny Anderson2020, News

The full public advertisement of the Nestrans unaudited annual accounts for 2019/20 can be viewed here.  The Nestrans Board  considered the unaudited annual accounts for 2019/20 when they met on 24 June 2020 (the June Board reports can be viewed here) and following their approval, the unaudited annual accounts for 2019/20 are now also available to view here or within the documents section of the Nestrans website within the Statement of Accounts heading.