Council leaders have approved the £144m Glasgow Airport Rail Link. Tram Trains are set to use the line with construction starting in 2022 and opening expected to occur in 2025.
Proposals for a tram train link to Glasgow Airport have been unveiled. The units will run on the rail network between Glasgow Airport and Paisley Gilmour Street before joining a street tram line to Glasgow Airport.
A survey of businesses has shown substantial support for some form of rail link to Glasgow Airport from the city centre.
The owner of 40 acres of land near junction 29 of the M8 has proposed that a Personal Rapid Transit system using pods similar to those at Heathrow Airport would run between Glasgow Airport and a relocated Paisley St James railway station.
Crunch talks are to be held to progress Glasgow Airport rail link. There are concerns that the project has been mired in party politics.
Council leaders from Glasgow and Renfrewshire council’s are to call for the Glasgow Airport rail link to be fast tracked to mitigate the effects of the current economic uncertainty.
Retired Channel Tunnel Engineers have proposed a monorail running between Glasgow Airport and the city centre.
The proposals have been dismissed by a city deal spokesman, who have commissioned the report investigating a fixed public transport link to Glasgow Airport. The decision into whether a tram train or personal transit pod will run into Glasgow Airport will be made in December 2016.