Scottish Rail Link to Open Next Month

2 August 2010 (Last Updated August 2nd, 2010 18:30)

Bathgate Station, part of Scotland's £300m ($469m) Airdrie-Bathgate rail link, will open in September this year. The station can handle four trains an hour, with a journey time of 25min to Edinburgh and 45min to Glasgow, according to westlothiancourier.co.uk. The station has a ti

Bathgate Station, part of Scotland's £300m ($469m) Airdrie-Bathgate rail link, will open in September this year.

The station can handle four trains an hour, with a journey time of 25min to Edinburgh and 45min to Glasgow, according to westlothiancourier.co.uk.

The station has a ticket office, two platforms, a footbridge, lifts and stairs and a 400-space car park.

The Airdrie-Bathgate rail link is intended to encourage drivers to use public transport rather than driving to city centres.