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

The Bill was introduced on 16 March 2006

Bill as introduced:

Environmental statement and documents:


Research Briefings on Bill

SPICe briefing

Objection period

Objection period: 17/03/2006 to 15/07/2006

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

Official Report of Chamber proceedings 14 March 2007:

14 March 2007

 Passage of the Bill:

Bill passed on 14 March 2007

Received Royal Assent 19 April 2007

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Act 2007

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