Date lodged: 22 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work being carried out at Waverley Station to accommodate the operation of longer trains on the Edinburgh-Falkirk-Glasgow service.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 18 April 2018
Platform 12 extension works at Edinburgh Waverley were successfully completed to enable introduction of longer electric trains on the Edinburgh-Falkirk High-Glasgow service from December 2017. The crossover between platforms 10 and 11 was successfully installed during the Christmas period.
The introduction of 8-car services with a fastest journey time of 42 minutes are expected to commence from December 2018.