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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-08116
Asked by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 21 April 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-02823 by Kate Forbes on 24 September 2021, whether the "rail improvement project" referred to has concluded option selection, in light of it being "on course to conclude option selection by early" in 2022, and what the options are that are being selected from.

Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 6 May 2022


Answer

The package of enhancements identified by the project team for taking forward is currently being reviewed by Network Rail’s operations team for Scotland. It comprises signal enhancements, improvements to station approaches and specific capacity alterations to facilitate the mixed operation of faster and slower trains on the same route.