🚨 MAJOR PROGRESS🚨 This summer, we applied for £80-£250k to fully fund a new feasibility study examining our proposals. We have now been informed that this application was successful and funding will be granted. We await the details of the award from the Just Transition Team to see whether this funding will be in full, or part. Whichever, once we have details CNER will be engaging with Nestrans and both councils to seek next steps in designing and commissioning a new feasibi
CNER have submitted an Expression of Interest to the Just Transition Fund. We are requesting up to £250k from the £500m pot to fund a feasibility study examining Buchan Rail links. The JTF is part of the The Scottish Government cooperation deal, and #connectourcoast meets all the criteria. CNER previously attended an event hosted by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, and attended by Richard Lochhead MSP in which we presented our proposals for a railway connecting Dyce,
Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth MSP took the time to visit us in Dyce to discuss our proposals and the Transport problems faced in the North East. A positive and constructive discussion with cross-party MSP representation was had. The minister herself said 'reconnecting Fraserburgh and Peterhead is a good idea', but acknowledged there is a process that must be followed. For us as a campaign, we found the encounter extremely valuable, and now have a clear road map for the nex
#COP26 is now in full swing. Throughout the conference we'll be showcasing how Rail is the greenest technology available to us, and how we must #ConnectOurCoast to help the North East reach a #NetZero future. Follow us on our social media channels to help us share the message far and wide!
We've listened to your feedback! Today, #connectPeterhead becomes #ConnectOurCoast. The Scottish Government deal promises a study that will investigate connecting Ellon, Peterhead and Fraserburgh, and we will hold them to that! Thank you to the 500+ of you who completed our survey on the Boddam Branch line, we're pouring over the results and will have some for you soon!