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Holyrood; TramForward Press Release Dec 2015Tram Forward welcomes the development of two light rail schemes in Scotland. Yesterday the Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal Cabinet on Tuesday the 15th December pledged to help fund four major infrastructure projects in Greater Glasgow - including an airport transport link. Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Sep 2015Notes of meeting of Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament of 15 September 2015 Minister for Transport and the Islands Derek Mackay MSP spoke about railway developments. He spoke of good news for Scotland from the benefits of rail investment. He said he was excited by EGIP, the Edinburgh-Glasgow Improvement Project, which would bring improved journey times with electrification. Work on clearing the Winchburgh Tunnel for electric trains had been completed successfully. Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG April 2015Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on 28th April 2015, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Nov 2014Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on Tuesday, 25th November 2014, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
Holyrood CPPRG Feb 2015Meeting of the Cross Party Group on Rail in the Scottish Parliament Minute of the meeting held on Tuesday, 3rd February 2015, 5.30pm Scottish Parliament
Link to the Edinburgh Tram InquiryWelcome to the link to the website ( http://www.edinburghtraminquiry.org ) for the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry into the Edinburgh Trams project. This inquiry aims to establish why the Edinburgh Trams project incurred delays, cost more than originally budgeted and through reductions in scope delivered significantly less than projected. The website provides an overview of the purpose of the Inquiry, the process involved and details of the individuals responsible for ensuring the Inquiry is conducted in an efficient, timely and effective manner. http://www.edinburghtraminquiry.org/Scottish Parliament
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