Tuesday, 23 June 2009

South Sub upgrade - but no passengers

Network Rail are spending £1m this summer on upgrades for the South Suburban line between Slateford and Niddrie. But this will secure its use for freight and does not represent a commitment to returning it to passenger use. Details can be found in this Transport News briefing. The line, which runs through the heart of the Southside and Newington ward, last carried regular passenger traffic in1962.

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