STAG Pre-appraisal Report Highlights

Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance pre-stage report finalised. The STAG provides the mechanism by which potential options to address evidence-based transport problems or opportunities are identified and appraised in a consistent manner.

  • Evidence, not solution-led, proportional and robust

Open Response Comments also included a focus on Beattock:

  • Many calls for a new rail station at Beattock
  • Feeling that station would improve connectivity and boost local
  • Issues with current public transport timetabling

Impact on transport integration

  • Impact on the elderly and disabled residents
  • Constraining access to key services
  • Increasing journey times