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Changes made as a result of Consultation on the proposals

Location

Suggested Change

Respondent

Outcome

Airdrie

Remove provision of multi-storey car park.

Transport Scotland

Change made to plans. Removal of multi-storey car park from Bill.

Airdrie

Reduction in plot size to avoid impact on residential property.

Landowner

Change made to plan.

Drumgelloch

Movement of cycle path location at Bankhead Avenue.

North Lanarkshire Council/Sustrans

Change made to plans. Cycle path relocated to Torrance Avenue.

Drumgelloch

Movement of location of access path to New Drumgelloch Station.

Landowner

Ongoing discussions with landowner over access path location.

Drumgelloch

Movement of cycle path location at Katherine Park.

Residents

Change made to plans. Cycle path moved to north side of Katherine Park.

Wester Moffat Farm

Reduction of landtake for road works at Wester Moffat Farm overbridge.

Landowner/Residents

Change made to plans.

Wester Moffat Farm

Movement of location of cycle path.

Landowner

Change made to plans.

Plains

Removal cycle path bridge to avoid visual impact on residential properties and loss of farmland at Ford Farm.

Landowner/Residents

Change made to plans. Provision for bridge removed from Bill.

Caldercruix

Realignment of access road to station south car park.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Station access road realigned.

Caldercruix

Drainage change at former paper mill lagoons.

Landowner

Change made to plans.

Caldercruix

Remove provision of station north car park.

Residents

Change made to plans. Removal of north car park from Bill.

Caldercruix

Movement of cycle path location at Braefoot Court.

Residents

Change made to plans. Cycle path relocated.

Caldercruix

Reduce landtake at Limelands development site.

North Lanarkshire Council

Change made to plans.

Hillend Angling Club

Add provision of pontoons onto project to reduce loss of fishing areas.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Land for pontoons included in Bill.

Hillend Sailing Club

Revise location of cycle path.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Cycle path routed to rear of Clubhouse.

Hillend

Remove proposed site compound.

Landowner

Change made to plans.

Forrestfield

Remove Limit of Deviation encroaching into residential gardens.

Network Rail

Change made to plans. Track alignment moved northwards

Mosshouse Farm

Reinstate rather than demolish accommodation overbridge.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Overbridge to be reinstated.

Blackridge

Remove proposed new footbridge and include West Lothian Council footpath in Bill.

West Lothian Council

Change made to plans. Proposed footbridge removed and provision for new footpath included in Bill.

Blackridge

Remove encroachment by Limits of Deviation into residential properties

Network Rail

Change made to plans. Limits of Deviation moved to avoid potential land take.

Blackridge

Remove temporary road alignment at Harthill Road underbridge.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Temporary Road removed to prevent impact on new housing development.

Blackridge

Move location of construction compound at Treesbank Farm.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Proposed site compound moved.

Blackridge

Revise location of cycle path at Wester Torrance Farm.

Landowner

Discussions with Landowner ongoing over final location of the cycle path.

Blackridge

Revise footpath alignment at former branch line to Woodend Colliery.

Landowners

Footbridge alignment revised to avoid conflict with proposed industrial development.

Blackridge

Reduction in size of Construction Compound at Woodend Junction to avoid conflict with development.

Landowner

Change made to plan.

Armadale

Provision of accommodation overbridge at Standhill Farm.

Landowner

Change made to plans. Farm accommodation overbridge added.

Armadale

Provision of new footpath.

West Lothian Council

Change made to plans.

Armadale

Upgrade Armadale station car park access road.

Landowner

Spurs included in station access road to accommodate future development.

Bathgate

Bigger turning hammerhead for Whiteside Cottage.

Resident

Change made to plans. Hammerhead made larger at residents request to accommodate heating oil tankers.

Whiteside

Reduce Limit of Deviation encroachment into gardens.

Network Rail

Change made to plans. Engineering solution developed to reduce landtake.

Bathgate

Reduction of permanent landtake at Bathgate Golf Club.

Landowner

Railway alignment selected which reduces impact on golf club land.

Bathgate

Reduce landtake at Bathgate Castle.

Historic Scotland

Railway alignment adjusted to avoid impact.

Bathgate

Location of Light Maintenance Depot.

First ScotRail/EWS

Selection of Light Maintenance Depot undertaken in consultation with EWS, First Scotrail.

Boghall

Location of STVA rail freight depot.

EWS/STVA/West Lothian Council

Selection of Car Distribution Depot undertaken in consultation with EWS, STVA and West Lothian Council.

Boghall

Movement of location of construction compound.

West Lothian Council

Change made to plans. Site compound reduced in size to minimise impact on woodland area.

Livingston

Reduce impact of project on Castle Rock Development.

West Lothian Council

Change made to plans. Proposed construction compound reduced in size.

Livingston

Move construction compound near Knightsbridge overbridge.

West Lothian Council

Change made to plans. Proposed construction compound moved to avoid impact on Woodland Trust land.

Uphall

Alter car park provision to remove the station south car park extension

Residents

Change made to plan. Car park removed.

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