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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-13070: Iain Gray (East Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 29 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to concerns that Prestonpans railway station is to be moved to Blindwells.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 12 December 2017

There are currently no plans to move Prestonpans Station to Blindwells. The option of a railway station at Blindwells has been proposed by the promoter, East Lothian Council. All proposals submitted to Transport Scotland will be considered subject to the Scottish Government’s investment priorities for the strategic transport network, a robust business case, affordability and other competing proposals.