“Significant progress” reported on Shetland tunnels

Shetland Islands Council has announced its “Shetland Short Crossings Project”, aimed at connecting all main islands by either a tunnel or a new ferry, is now at an advanced planning stage. The Council has lobbied both the UK and Scottish Governments on the issue, sharing the document ‘Shetland Forward’ to support its aspirations on short […]

Campaign launched in the Shetland’s to explore subsea tunnels to link islands

People living in the Shetland Islands have launched a campaign to explore the possibility of building tunnels to link two isles to the Shetland mainland. The Yell and Unst Tunnel Action Groups have said that building sub-sea links could help boost economic prosperity in the islands and reduce reliance on ferry services. The groups have […]


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