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& A77 Campaign
MOVES in the campaign for improvements to the A75 and A77
roads from Lochryan ports took place in Stranraer on Monday.
Politicians from both sides of the North Channel, representatives
of the ferry industry and North Channel Partnership came up
with ideas to be pursued with the Scottish Executive. And
the Northern Irish Minister of Transport will also be approached
for his support.
the meeting, in the North West Castle Hotel, Alasdair Morgan,
MP, who chaired the event, stressed the need for improvement
to take place quickly.
from the dual carriageway A55 to Holyhead for traffic from
the south and potential port developments at Port Glasgow,
Troon and Ardrossan for northern traffic all posed a threat
to the Lochryan operation and the jobs it provided.
strides had already been made. There was cross-party consensus
in Scotland that the A75 was not just a local road but a strategic
route for the whole of Scotland.