Edinburgh Waverley’s newly-extended platform 12 entered service last Sunday (December 10).
National & regional news
Network Rail today (Wednesday December 13) announced that Carillion Powerlines Ltd has won a further contract to deliver work on the electrification of the Shotts line between Holytown Junction and Midcalder Junction.
- Edinburgh Waverley station retail sales up 6.8% between July and September 2017, a third higher than the national average
- Pubs and bars drive growth with shoppers continuing to value the Scottish capital’s station retail offer
- Network Rail celebrates five and a half years (22 quarters) of consecutive retail sales growth delivering £197m in total sales for the quarter
Some services in the north of Scotland have resumed, following disruption caused by Storm Caroline.
The ScotRail Alliance has set out its winter weather plans, as Storm Caroline prepares to hit Scotland in the coming days.
Network Rail will shortly submit a planning application for work at Stirling station, including creating step-free access to all platforms.
The new station footbridge at Westerton will open on Friday November 24 as part of wider work to improve accessibility at the station.
Network Rail engineers will shortly begin work on a project to replace the weak road-over-rail bridge in Springkell Avenue in Pollokshields.
Network Rail is offering people the chance to ‘drop-in’ to find out more about work to electrify the railway lines from Stirling to Dunblane Station.