Rail reopening remains 'on track' [BBC News Article]





Date: 31/03/2009

Transport Scotland says a delay in seeking bidders to reopen the Borders railway will not affect construction targets.


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Transport Scotland says a delay in seeking bidders to reopen the Borders railway will not affect construction targets.

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A view of Galashiels taking in the sign, platform, transport interchange and a train.
Location: Galashiels
Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway
15/11/2016 Colin Harkins
A Tweedbank bound DMU passes below the pedestrian footbridge on Low Buckholmside on 10 November 2016 as it approaches Galashiels station [see image 43490].
Location: Galashiels
Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
10/11/2016 John Furnevel
Part of an artwork at the fine transport interchange at Gala, photographed on 12/10/2016. The Borders Railway stations from here to Edinburgh (exclusive) are listed but by accident or design, the old OS map they are listed over is of a stretch of line containing none of them: only Heriot and Fountainhall!
Location: Galashiels
Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
12/10/2016 David Panton


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