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Fastlink – setting the standard for BRT in the West of Scotland

Glasgow’s Fastlink BRT scheme is setting the standard for the concept north of the border

Gordon Dickson, SPT
An example of a typical Fastlink halt
An example of a typical Fastlink halt
An example of a unique Fastlink bus priority measure, referred to as the ‘squareabout’, is located at Govan
An example of a unique Fastlink bus priority measure, referred to as the ‘squareabout’, is located at Govan

 

Introduction

Fastlink is the West of Scotland’s exemplar urban bus rapid transit system that sets the blueprint for the expansion and upgrade of key bus corridors across Greater Glasgow and beyond. The initial 8km Fastlink core route runs between Glasgow city centre and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, via Govan. Services operating on the Fastlink route originate from the local authority areas of Glasgow City and Renfrewshire. Fastlink forms one part of the regional transport...

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