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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20127: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 22 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether investment decisions regarding rail infrastructure are made jointly by ScotRail and Network Rail in the ScotRail Alliance.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 6 December 2018

In line with the Rail Enhancements & Capital Investment Strategy, published in March 2018, the Scottish Government generally makes rail infrastructure investment decisions.

Such decisions take account of comprehensive advice from the Scottish rail industry, including Network Rail Scotland and ScotRail.