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Sturgeon to pledge Borders Railway extension feasibility study on visit to Hawick

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Nicola Sturgeon is visiting Hawick today where she is expected to pledge to fund a feasibility study into the extension of the Borders Railway if she is re-elected on May 5.

The SNP leader is on the campaign trail in southern Scotland. Credit: ITV News Border

The study will look at the cost of extending the line, which currently ends at Tweedbank, to Hawick.

Sturgeon to look at extending Borders Railway if re-elected

Nicola Sturgeon will tomorrow announce plans to launch a feasibility study to find out how much it could cost to extend the Borders Railway to Hawick.

Credit: ITV Border

The SNP leader will visit Hawick tomorrow, as campaigners push for the line which currently ends at Tweedbank, to be continued all the way to Carlisle.

The Scottish Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are backing the study. ITV News Border has contacted the Scottish Labour party for comment.

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