Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; Eastern Scotland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49 - Land transport and transport via pipelines

130 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 August 2010
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Scotrail has announced that the opening of a new rail line in December linking Edinburgh and Glasgow. This will result in the creation of 130 new jobs. Over half the jobs will be based in Bathgate with the remainder recruited across the new route. The line was built with funding from the Scottish government to help to encourage more people to use public transport.


  • 30 August 2010: BBC Website


Eurofound (2010), Scotrail, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 70893, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/70893.