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Brian Baker

Stories

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    Scottish renewable schemes get go-aheadSubscription

    16 April, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Planning consent was granted this week for a 35 turbine wind farm and a 1.4MW hydroelectric scheme in Scotland, the latest of 38 renewable energy schemes being considered for approval by the Scottish Government.

  • Edinburgh commuter loop faces the chopSubscription

    2 April, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Proposals to upgrade and re-open Edinburgh's South Suburban loop rail line are likely to be abandoned after consultant Halcrow declared the scheme unviable.

  • Battle over Glasgow airport linkSubscription

    2 April, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Scotland's government wrested control of the £210M Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) project from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) last week, handing responsibility to its transport agency Transport Scotland.

  • Scottish Government takes over running of Glasgow Airport Rail LinkSubscription

    31 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The Scottish Government wrested control of the £210M Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) project from Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) on Friday, handing responsibility for the scheme to Transport Scotland.

  • Scottish Government takes over running of Glasgow Airport Rail LinkSubscription

    31 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The Scottish Government wrested control of the £210M Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) project from Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) on Friday, handing responsibility for the scheme to Transport Scotland.

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    Punch drunkSubscription

    26 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Scottish transport spending is at record levels. With projects like the new Forth Crossing and preparation for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games underway, civil engineering's capacity to deliver will be stretched to its limits. Brian Baker reports.

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    Borders railway postponedSubscription

    7 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The target opening date for the Borders railway project in Scotland has been put back to 2013. Construction is not now expected to begin until 2010.

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    Borders railway postponedSubscription

    7 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The target opening date for the Borders railway project in Scotland has been put back to 2013. Construction is not now expected to begin until 2010.

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    Micro-generation for ScotlandSubscription

    5 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The Scottish Government has published its proposals for introducing permitted development rights for domestic micro-generation.

  • energy_turbine_quietrevolution

    Micro-generation for ScotlandSubscription

    5 March, 2008Updated: 19 February, 2009

    The Scottish Government has published its proposals for introducing permitted development rights for domestic micro-generation.

All by Brian Baker