Haymarket station contractor announced

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Network Rail has announced that construction group Morgan Sindall will build the planned £25 million station at Haymarket.

The announcement came as the company revealed £55m of contracts under the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP).

David Simpson, Network Rail route managing director for Scotland, said: “The investment announced today will transform Haymarket, delivering a facility which will better serve customers and offer the city as a whole a station it can be proud of.”

Transport Minister Keith Brown said: “The Scottish Government is committed to bringing tangible benefits to passengers across the country which will reduce journey times between Glasgow and Edinburgh. These works are a significant part of this, and I look forward to witnessing the progress made.”