The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) reached another milestone this week with the first electric train running end-to-end on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line.
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This weekend, engineers working on site at West Calder station will crane two 10.5m tall lift towers into position as the new accessible footbridge begins to take shape.
A Dalry bridge is Scotland’s most bashed, with 57 lorries hitting the low Beith Road bridge since 2009.
The railway bridge in Greenhills Road in Paisley is Scotland’s fifth most bashed, with 37 lorries hitting the low structure since 2009.
The railway bridge in Carlisle Road in Cleland is Scotland’s second most bashed, with 55 lorries hitting the low structure since 2009.
The Edinburgh Gateway train-tram interchange has triumphed in the ‘Building’ category of the Saltire Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.
Network Rail has confirmed the work programme and associated road closure dates for the demolition and reconstruction of the bridge over the railway at Kerse Road, Stirling.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead joined ScotRail Alliance managing director Alex Hynes to officially open the new Forres station today (Friday, October 20).
Network Rail is offering local people in Stirling and Bridge of Allan the chance to ‘drop in’ to find out more about work to electrify the railway lines through Stirling.