About the Scottish Association for Public Transport
SAPT was formed in 1962 to campaign against the Beeching rail closures.
Our campaigning over the years has contributed to a more positive attitude to public
transport, with rail re-
Some important towns are still without rail services. Leven/Methil and Grangemouth
have no passenger train services but are on the rail network. SAPT supports extension
of train services and new stations at Grangemouth and Levenmouth, and re-
SAPT also campaigns for transport integration. Local bus timetables should be co-
There is a need for better urban transport for Scotland’s cities. SAPT advocates development of metropolitan transport networks with improved rail, bus, tram and underground services with interchange between routes and through tickets and smartcards valid on all transport modes. This may need legislation to amend the current deregulated bus framework. SAPT is making the case for this with transport authorities and the Scottish Government.
High Speed InterCity trains are the answer to trunk road congestion and delays on
Scottish InterCity routes. An Anglo-
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