Date lodged: 29 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what impact the liquidation of the construction company, Carillion, will have on projects undertaken by Network Rail.
Answered by: Keith Brown 28 February 2018
Transport Scotland has been in regular dialogue with Network Rail following the announcement on 15 January 2018 regarding the liquidation of Carillion and subsequent sales process for its railway business. Network Rail has confirmed that whilst there is some impact on the IEP Gauging Programme and the works at Waverley Station, mitigation measures are being implemented, to reduce any impact. Network Rail has confirmed that the Shotts Electrification project has not been impacted and remains on programme.