Team structure within Transport Scotland: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01713
Date received: 24 July 2017
Date responded: 17 August 2017

Information requested

  • The number of people employed within Transport Scotland, and a list of job titles within the organisation

  • A summary of the team structure within Transport Scotland, i.e. how many people work on rail, road, ferries etc

  • A breakdown, without providing personal information, of pay grades within the organisation.


The answers to your questions are as follows;

The number of people employed in Transport Scotland at end July 2017 is 402. I have attached an annex which gives you a list of job titles within the organisation.

The team structure within Transport Scotland is shown below;

Directorate Number of staff
Chief Executive Office and Communications 13
Finance, Corporate & Analytical Services 54
Rail 53
Major Transport Infrastructure Projects 79
Trunk Roads and Bus Operations 119
Aviation, Maritime, Freight & Canals 32
Transport Policy 52

A breakdown of pay grades within the organisation is as follows;

Grade Staff
A3 36
A4 26
B1 39
B2 69
B3 131
Fast Stream 5
C1 54
C2 24
C3 10
Deputy Director Pay Band 1 6
Deputy Director Pay Band 1A 1
Deputy Pay Band 2 1

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FoI_17_01713 Job titles - Anex - Information.pdf


Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

Back to top