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Transport Scotland's infrastructure projects over £25m: FOI release

Published: 30 Nov 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02737
Date received: 19 October 2017
Date responded: 28 November 2017

Information requested

'Considering large public infrastructure projects carried out in the last 10 years (over £25m capital cost) for which Transport Scotland were responsible, can you advise how many of these projects were delivered:

a) within the initial budget/price agreed with the principal contractor. b) on time, i.e. within the initial expected programme.

Can you break this down by individual scheme.'


Transport Scotland completed out 14 projects in the last 10 years which were worth over £25m. The list of projects below are those which have been delivered on time and within the budget allowed for the delivery of the project:

M74 Completion
M80 Stepps to Haggs
A96 Fochabers and Mosstodloch Bypass
A68 Dalkeith Northern Bypass
A876 Upper Forth Crossing at Kincardine
Airdrie-Bathgate rail link
Edinburgh Gateway rail/tram interchange
Haymarket Station Redevelopment
Cumbernauld line electrification
Paisley Corridor Improvements
Borders Railway
Glasgow, Barrhead, Kilmarnock rail enhancement
Waverley Station Redevelopment

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The Scottish Government
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30 Nov 2017
Transport Scotland's infrastructure projects over £25m: FOI release