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NEWS - November 2016


The Cowal Fixed Link Working Group is currently focussed on these topics:


  1. Applying for funding to conduct a series of public consutlations about the overall proposal, about the various route options under consideration and creating and presenting a petition to the Scottish Parliament.
  2. Exploring the commisioning of a detailed economic impact study to quantify the benefit to Cowal, Bute and South Argyll of the improved connectivity offered by a fixed link.  

As these projects develop, further news will be posted here. 

01 March 2018Transport Scotland Statement 1 March 2018 re Scotland / NI Link



BBC Northern Ireland ‘The View’ 1 March 2018


“Whilst we acknowledge that there may well be significant challenges to the delivery of any fixed link between Scotland and Northern Ireland, we will initiate discussions between our respective officials to explore improving connectivity between our two islands.


Given the scale of any such fixed link, it is important that all options are fully considered and officials stand ready to explore all options with their counterparts in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland”.   

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