"If it makes people take the choice to go into Stranraer, rather than take some other mode of transport away from the ferry port, that's got to be attractive.
"It was a difficulty in the past, if we make it as easy and attractive as possible then people will want to go into Stranraer.
"They'll want to go for the railway station, and hopefully to spend some time and money in Stranraer as well."
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