Borders Railway extension study supported [BBC News]

Date: 01/04/2019

The UK government has announced its backing for a feasibility study into extending the Borders Railway. It could see the line from Edinburgh to Tweedbank taken to Hawick and Newcastleton and then on to Carlisle. Scottish Secretary David Mundell confirmed his government's support - as part of the Borderlands growth deal - in a letter to MP John Lamont.

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BBC News

The UK government backs plans to take a closer look at taking the Borders route on to Carlisle.