Date lodged: 17 November 2017
To ask the Scottish Government whether it (a) has considered or (b) is consulting on the provision of a train station in the village of Plains, North Lanarkshire.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 19 December 2017
Scottish Government is aware that North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) instructed consultants SWECO to undertake the Plains STAG (Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance) Transport Options Study on their behalf. Transport Scotland provided advice to the consultants at appropriate stages.