STAGECOACH UNVEILS £7m PLANIT WANTS DEPOT NEAR SMITHTON INTERCHANGE

Inverness park and ride can cut chaos, claims bus giant

By Jonny Muir

Published: 20/03/2009

A transport giant has unveiled plans to ease traffic chaos in the Highland capital by creating the north’s first permanent park-and-ride scheme.

Stagecoach could invest as much as £7million in the project on the eastern outskirts of Inverness.

It would run services from a site close to the Smithton interchange, a roundabout on the A96 route that links the city to Nairn, Forres, Elgin and Aberdeen.

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