City chiefs ‘failed to hold key rail talks’

Published: 29/01/2014

THE Labour-led council coalition in Aberdeen has failed to hold talks with Network Rail over a key element of a new vision for transforming the city centre – five months after it was first tabled.

Opposition members turned their fire on the administration last night, urging it to open discussions as soon as possible and branding the inactivity “disgraceful”.

The fresh row over the way forward for the heart of Aberdeen follows the unveiling of new proposals from architect John Halliday to link the city’s four shopping centres and erect a canopy over Union Street.

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