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  • £1.6million brings bus shelters up to standard

    Passengers who use bus shelters across Glasgow and the west are benefiting from improvements totalling £1.6million, thanks to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT).

    A total of 182 new shelters have now been installed and a further 162 provided with lighting for […]

  • Stagecoach boss backs SPT bus plans

    Brian Souter, head of global transport group Stagecoach, lends his support to SPT plans for better bus services in West Central Scotland.

    The co-founder of Stagecoach has also called for action to introduce bus network enhancement schemes, including hard shoulder running […]

  • Minister’s boost for Crossrail campaign

    Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson has said he would welcome the Glasgow Crossrail project being considered as a possible priority in the review of major rail projects due in the summer.

    Stewart Stevenson said he was looking forward to receiving a final […]

  • Phased plans for Crossrail link

    SPT has unveiled proposals for a phased development of the Glasgow Crossrail Project ahead of a parliamentary debate on the plans.

    The project, which has been dubbed the crucial missing link in Scotland’s rail network, would be delivered in three stages.

    The […]

  • SPT spends over £500,000 in South Lanarkshire

    New transport projects to be funded by SPT

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is spending over £560,000 on transport improvements in South Lanarkshire.

    The money will fund six new projects including sustainable transport initiatives, bus infrastructure improvements and a feasibility study into […]

  • Redevelopment of the Glasgow Subway

    SPT reports on plans for an east-west extension of the Subway system.

    SPT Chief Executive Ron Culley today (Friday 12 October) provided a report to elected members about plans for future development of the Glasgow Subway system.

    Mr Culley outlined the need […]

  • New ticket office opens at Partick Interchange

    First stage of £12.7m station regeneration scheme complete

    The challenging project to transform Partick Station into a modern transport interchange takes a step forward today as the new ticket office opens for business.

    The ticket office has moved to its new permanent […]

  • Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) Bill Passes to Consideration Stage

    MSPs vote in favour of GARL at Preliminary Stage Debate

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has welcomed MSPs’ decision today (Wednesday 21 June) to allow the Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) Bill to pass to the next Parliamentary stage.

    MSPs voted to […]

  • Regeneration of Partick station enters demolition phase

    The £12.3m project to transform Partick station into a state-of-the-art public transport interchange serving rail, Subway and bus travellers has entered a new phase as contractors have started to dismantle the old 1979 station building block by block.

    Partick station is […]

  • SPT Chair welcomes Minister’s speech

    Cllr Alistair Watson, Chair of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and the West Regional Transport Partnership, today welcomed the Ministerial statement from Tavish Scott on public transport projects but has called on him to move Crossrail up the agenda.

    Cllr Watson said, […]