Date lodged: 11 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many people use Prestonpans railway station each year, and what its response is to reported concerns that there are plans to close the station.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 23 January 2018
According to the Office of Road & Rail (ORR), 257,518 passengers used the Prestonpans station in the 2016-17 year.
There are no plans to close Prestonpans railway station. East Lothian Council are considering multi-modal infrastructure interventions to facilitate housing developments and enhance connectivity at Prestonpans and the surrounding area.