Nestrans Submit ‘Case for Change’ for Accessibility at Insch

Lucy Johnston 2020, News

Nestrans, the Regional Transport Partnership for the North East of Scotland, have written to Transport Scotland for approval to undertake further work on accessibility issues at Insch Rail Station. At their Board meeting next week, Members of the partnership will hear that an ‘Initial Appraisal: Case for Change’ report has been submitted to Transport Scotland, evidencing the longstanding issues at the station. The 128-page report, prepared on behalf of Nestrans by transport consultants AECOM, follows the study undertaken last year which engaged with several stakeholders, including a public consultation event …

A little extra help from A to B

Lucy Johnston 2020, News

News release from Transport Scotland Calling all travellers! Thistle Assistance has officially launched its brand-new look with a newly- designed Thistle Assistance card, app and website to help make travelling by public transport in Scotland more comfortable and accessible for everyone. Thistle Assistance is all about helping to relieve travel anxiety and encouraging people to feel confident when using different forms of public transport across Scotland. Anxiety UK found that ‘the main causes reported of anxiety whilst travelling were the behaviour and attitudes of other people, and difficulties finding the …