A draft report into the prospect of extending the Borders Railway has recommended that the idea is given further consideration. It is among a string of options the study believes should be explored to improve transport in the region. Transport Minister Humza Yousaf described the report as an 'important milestone' for the area. He said the options identified would be taken forward for more detailed appraisal by a future review.
A study of transport needs in the Borders advises further consideration of taking the line beyond Tweedbank.