Study to look at Highland Main Line enhancements [IRJ]

Date: 02/05/2017

Transport Scotland has appointed WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to produce a business case for improvements to the Highland Main Line between Perth and Inverness.

The project will establish the business case for reducing journey times, increasing capacity and enhancing freight operations on the route, which links the Highlands with Scotlands Central Belt and the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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