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Rail connection to Glasgow Airport derailed a second time


Andrew Forster
01 March 2019
Axed: tram-trains would be too disruptive to other rail services
Axed: tram-trains would be too disruptive to other rail services


A proposed tram-train service between Glasgow Airport and Glasgow city centre has been dropped because it would cause unacceptable disruption to existing rail services. 

The plan would have seen a new rail spur built between the airport and Paisley where the tram-train vehicles would join the existing Network Rail tracks to Glasgow Central. The project was earmarked £138m from the £1.13bn Glasgow city region deal struck between councils, the UK and Scottish governments in 2014....

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