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Work will soon begin to lay foundations for overhead powerlines along the East Kilbride-Glasgow Central railway as part of a multi-million-pound investment in the route.
(Permalink) East Kilbride Electrification

Scotland's Transport Secretary Michael Matheson visited the ground investigation works for the East Kilbride rail corridor project.
The post Scotlands Transport Secretary visits progress on East Kilbride electrification appeared first on Rail Business Daily.

(Permalink) East Kilbride Electrification Michael Matheson

Joe Fagan has asked for assurances and proper leadership to ensure plans to electrify the East Kilbride rail line actually happens.

The Labour councillor was speaking after Transport Secretary Michael Matheson confirmed last week that the route would finally be upgraded.
(Permalink) Barrhead East Kilbride Elecrification

Commitment to decarbonise passenger rail services by 2035. Plans to decarbonise Scotland's rail passenger services by 2035 have been launched by Transport Secretary Michael Matheson today.

Railscot note - PDF page 8 shows electrification of lines by 2035:

- Glasgow - Aberdeen - Inverurie

- All lines in Fife including Levenmouth

- Highland Main Line

- Borders line

- Glasgow - Barrhead - Dumfries - Carlisle

- East Kilbride

- Kilmarnock - Ayr

- Anniesland - Maryhill

Partial electrification or alternative technology:

- Ayr- Girvan

- Inverurie - Inverness - Tain

Battery or alternative technology:

- West Highland Lines

- Far North Line

- Kyle Line

- Girvan - Stranraer
(Permalink) Aberdeen Barrhead Battery train Borders line Dumfries East Kilbride Electrification Far North Line Fife Girvan Highland Main Line Inverurie Kilmarnock Kyle Line Levenmouth Maryhill Stranraer Tain West Highland Lines

Scotland: Transport Scotland - Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan for 2035. Lines shown in red are to be electrified. Those in yellow to be alternative traction, possibly prior to electrification. Those ...
Transport Scotland 28/07/2020

Work being carried out by Network Rail on the East Kilbride line is believed to be for the proposed upgrading of train services.
(Permalink) Barrhead East Kilbride Elecrification

Network Rail has announced that tree cutting work on the line between Glasgow and East Kilbride / Barrhead, paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now resume.
(Permalink) Barrhead Covid-19 East Kilbride Electrification Network Rail

East Kilbride: Clearing the trees and vegetation along the 11-mile railway corridor is now underway and will be ongoing until December. It will enable site and geological investigation (SI/GI) which will inform the ...
Network Rail //2020

Network Rail has announced that tree cutting work on the line between Glasgow and East Kilbride will resume in March.
(Permalink) Barrhead East Kilbride Elecrification

Plans unveiled this week would see Hairmyres station relocated further west, near to St James Retail Centre, with improved park-and-ride facilities.
(Permalink) Barrhead East Kilbride Elecrification Hairmyres

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