Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to authorise the construction of new railways to link Edinburgh Airport to the national rail network; to make provision concerning planning agreements and developer contributions relating to the railway; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent 19 April 2007

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Preliminary discussion: Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Committee

Official Report 18 April 2006

Official Report 23 May 2006

Environmental statement and documents:


Research Briefings on Bill

SPICe briefing

Objection period

Objection period: to

Preliminary Stage

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee Official Report from 

Preliminary Stage Report (Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee) published on 15 September 2007

Chamber Proceedings at Stage 1:


Final Stage

Passage of the Bill:

Bill passed on 14 March 2007

Received Royal Assent 19 April 2007