Wikipedia:WikiProject Transport in Scotland

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Welcome to WikiProject Transport in Scotland (previously titled and proposed as Transport around Edinburgh and Glasgow), a collaboration area and group of editors dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of transportation in and around Scotland.

This page undergoes constant change and would welcome improvement

(For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and the Guide to WikiProjects).

Goals
  • For the maintenance and expansion of articles related to transportation in Scotland but not serve as the primary factor.
  • Expansion of the to do list
Scope
  • This project will cover transport in and around Scotland, focussing on, for example, rail, air, rapid transit, ferries etc., their associated features and anything else that is applicable.

Guidelines[edit]

Although they are nowhere near absolute guidelines, we will try to follow the applicable guidelines from the Wikipedia:WikiProject Trains/Manual of style for our articles, as by doing so we will probably be most likely to get our articles to good-article or featured-article status most quickly.

Open tasks[edit]

Please note that this is a start and this to do list needs expansion, as stated.

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Transport in Scotland:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Consideration is required of the City Union Line. A basic history of this line has been provided from its creation as the City of Glasgow Union Railway to the closure of St Enoch. There is a brief of current use, and potential future use. It should also be noted that potential future use of this line is covered by the Glasgow Crossrail. This is based on the various schemes and studies that have been published over the past 20/30 years.

Participants[edit]

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest. Optionally, you may also wish to add {{User WPTIS}} to your userpage, which produces:

WPTIS.png This user is a member of WikiProject Transport in Scotland


Participants

  1. Simply south (talk · contribs).
  2. Pencefn
  3. Guinnog
  4. Samsara (supporting the proposal but not likely to be an active member)
  5. Dreamer84 Mainly been working on past and present Ayrshire railways, slowly creeping towards Glasgow.
  6. Icons-flag-gb-sct.png Canæn Icons-flag-gb-sct.png Another supporter, not likely to be so active.
  7. Douglasnicol. I've also added a fair bit since signing up to Wiki to the Glasgow Prestwick International Airport page.
  8. Emoscopes Talk 16:14, 15 March 2007 (UTC) - general interest in Edinburgh's railways, Calmac and Caledonian Sleeper, also in Scottish Shipbuilding under the mantle of WP:SHIPS.
  9. Pyrotec mostly pre-grouping history of railways so far.
  10. Friedfish - trams + trains
  11. anthony[cfc]Areas of Interest: Glasgow transport; First ScotRail and in particular Cambuslang railway station; SPT. Note: I will be active on these articles, but not necessarily on or even in the name of this WikiProject. Also, I only edit when I am not WP:GNOME-ing or on RCP. Cheers.
  12. Adambro
  13. Signalhead 21:27, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
  14. Nach0king - Stations, airports
  15. Thunderwing 16:32, 28 March 2007 (UTC)
  16. MacRusgail 17:32, 9 August 2007 (UTC) - Not a big transport buff, but support the aim of this project
  17. Regan123 - Primarily focused on roads and motorways.
  18. Boatcolour (talk) - not that inspired by the topic at hand, but I'm a regular user of Scotland rails.
  19. WeBuriedOurSecretsInTheGarden (talk · contribs) 12:15, 27 December 2007 (UTC)
  20. Trainclass61Frieghtliner (talk) 15:24, 20 January 2008 (UTC)
  21. Dmacle2179 - Glasgow and The Highlands. Joined @ 23:30, 20 January 2008
  22. Jordan_f_2oo7 - First ScotRail and SPT. Glasgow International Airport. Joined @ 02:40, 15 February 2008
  23. Fila934NorthBayTrain (talk) 19:06, 17 March 2008 (UTC) I love trains and im in Scotland
  24. Jacqueline2008 (talk · contribs)Dumfries and Galloway and Bus Transport in Glasgow
  25. DeMoN2009 I know a few things about Scottish transport, and can take lots and lots of pictures (not because they have been requested here, but because I can!) 15:41, 30 March 2009 (UTC)
  26. Jellyman (talk) 21:41, 4 October 2009 (UTC) Primarily railways, plus a bit of this and that...
  27. Michaelf1998 (talk)
  28. Sco1996 18:15, 23 April 2010 (UTC) Love all things with engines. Born in Scotland.
  29. Laseandre (talk) 09:25, 6 May 2010 (UTC) Mostly railways and buses around Glasgow, though I may stray into other areas as I get more knowledge.
  30. Catfish Jim and the soapdish (talk) 13:00, 23 July 2010 (UTC) No particular expertise, but will be adding some local content (Angus)
  31. Bruvtakesover (talk!) 15:48, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
  32. User:Alanyoung2154 (talk 15.50 15 January 2012 Interest in railway lines in Scotland that have been closed.
  33. User:robs.shaw

Articles[edit]

Our articles are included in the categories Transport in Scotland and WikiProject Transport in Scotland articles.

Featured content[edit]

Anything applicable to the project that's already listed at Featured articles, Featured pictures, or Featured lists

Candidates[edit]

Anything applicable to the project that's already listed at Featured article candidates, Featured picture candidates, or Featured list candidates

Good content[edit]

Please feel free to add articles with GA status i.e. Good Articles

Candidates[edit]

Please add those articles that are candidates to become Good Articles.

  • As well as the examples above, have a look at, for example Bristol Harbour & Somerset and their talk pages, as both show the type of work needed to bring good articles up to this standard and they are recent. (OK they are not in Scotland, but I helped work on them)
  • Caledonian Railway - B class - has the makings, but needs far more inline references and photos before it can be considered.
  • the same comments apply to Glasgow and South Western Railway.
  • British Rail Class 303 - B class - is another possibility, but needs far more inline references & I suspect we could all find more photos.
  • How about Wemyss Bay railway station - start class -, its a small article, it has architectural merit, its photogenic, there is a railway & steamer interchange, rivaly between Calley & G&SWR on land and water. It could be expanded as a team project.
  • Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway - B class - could possibly be another candidate, however it has a similar problem to GPK&AR in that its missing information on rolling stock. (GPK&AR was submitted for GA but failed, mainly for that reason) --Dreamer84 10:42, 31 October 2007 (UTC)
  • Caledonian MacBrayne - B class - is another article with promise, its almost unreferenced at present.
  • Glasgow International Airport - B class - has the makings, but needs far more inline references and photos before it can be considered.

New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new project-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page.

Project divisions[edit]

Collaboration[edit]

still in development.

Peer review[edit]

still in development.

Assessment[edit]

We are considering implementing assessments according to the Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Assessment parameters. If the members of this project would like to engage in such assessments, please indicate such on the talk page. Also, if we do engage in assessment, it may when we implement assessment be beneficial for us to determine which articles are of greatest importance to the project.

Project structure[edit]

Many projects, particularly ones which do engage in assessments, have one or more project coordinators. These individuals will probably be the members most connected to the regular management of the project. Any members who believe they may qualify should feel free to nominate themselves.

Templates[edit]

The project banner is {{WPTIS}}. It displays as:

WikiProject Transport in Scotland (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Transport in Scotland, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Transport in Scotland on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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And all members should feel free to add {{User WPTIS}} to their user pages. It displays like:

WPTIS.png This user is a member of WikiProject Transport in Scotland

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Parent projects[edit]

Resources[edit]

Not yet completed.

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