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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-02692: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the revised cost estimates of the electrification of the Edinburgh-Falkirk High-Glasgow Queen Street rail line.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 21 September 2016

The cost estimate for the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) is part of the independent review on major rail projects. That review is expected to conclude later this month following which a revised EGIP cost estimate will be provided to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee.