Rugby 'sevens day' at Melrose was always a busy occasion for the railway - but the field of parked cars on the left betrays the extent to which Borderers were forsaking the railway in favour of private transport. Here, on 9th April 1965, a DMU forms an afternoon service - possibly an additional working to cope with the extra demand - heading towards Edinburgh.

Location: Melrose

Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)

Photographer: Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven)

Make contact: Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven)

Date: 09/04/1965

Image number: 43900

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