National & regional news

A71 in West Calder to re-open early: Work on track at West Calder to re-open bridge two weeks ahead of schedule

A71 in West Calder to re-open early

Monday 3 Apr 2017

Network Rail has announced that the A71 in West Calder will re-open with temporary traffic lights in place more than two weeks ahead of schedule following the reconstruction of the bridge over the railway in the town.

Bridge replacement work back on track for Glasgow Road, Carmuirs: Glasgow Road, Carmuirs work back on track

Bridge replacement work back on track for Glasgow Road, Carmuirs

Monday 27 Mar 2017

Work is set to resume at Glasgow Road, Carmuirs to replace the railway bridge over the A803 between Camelon and Bonnybridge.  The project, originally scheduled for autumn last year was postponed as the team could not get sufficient ‘access time’ to the railway line to complete the job

Linlithgow wall work builds on railway heritage: Royal Terrrace railway boundary wall raised in Linlithgow

Linlithgow wall work builds on railway heritage

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017

Network Rail has completed work to raise the height of walls bordering the railway at Royal Terrace and Union Road, Linlithgow, as part of the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP).

Weekend works keep new Forres station on-track: Forres station

Weekend works keep new Forres station on-track

Friday 17 Mar 2017

Engineers will be working throughout this weekend (March 18 and 19) in Forres as they continue to construct the railway infrastructure needed to deliver the town’s new train station.

Crosshill Road bridgeworks completed: Crosshill Road Parapet work completed near Lenzie

Crosshill Road bridgeworks completed

Friday 3 Mar 2017

Network Rail has completed work on Crosshill Road in Lenzie to raise the bridge parapet heights in preparation for electrification of the Edinburgh-Glasgow railway line.