- Numbers through Glasgow Central were up 9 % during the period of the European Championships
- Increased footfall spiked on days city streets were closed for cycling events
- Almost 121,000 extra visitors during games period
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Internationally recognised engineers, architects and urban planners have been appointed to help shape the long term future of Edinburgh’s Waverley Station.
Network Rail is advising passengers to expect disruption between 24 and 29 August as engineers complete the latest phase in a £114m upgrade to signalling systems across Lanarkshire.
Network Rail Scotland will be creating around 200 jobs this summer in one of the biggest recruitment drives in its history.
- Numbers through Edinburgh Waverley were up 45% on Saturday, August 4, and 36% on Sunday, August 5.
Muirhead Road in Baillieston will re-open on Wednesday 15 August as work on the multi-million pound project to reconstruct the bridge over the railway nears completion.
Scotland’s railway has faced a challenging period with extreme rail temperatures and track and signalling faults delaying trains.
Engineering work to double-track six miles of railway between Dyce and Aberdeen moved a step closer to completion today as the last section of new track was clipped into place.
Services are running as timetabled through Rutherglen today following Network Rail’s successful completion of planned engineering works as part of a major £100m investment in one of the busiest rail corridors in Scotland.