The £350 million Borders Railway has been completed with the final section of track laid this morning.
Scottish cabinet secretary for infrastructure, investment and cities Keith Brown arrived at Tweedbank Station by train before clipping the final piece of track into place.
Work to lay the track began in October and the line will open to passengers between Edinburgh and the Borders on September 6 2015.
The completion of track laying at the Borders Railway will be officially marked today.
Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure Keith Brown will join workers and will clip the final length of track into place at Tweedbank Station.
The leader of the Scottish Borders Council has described the final track being laid as an "emotional time".
David Parker says the railway is about the future of young people in the Borders.
The last bit of track has gone down on the Borders Railway.
Take a look at our photos of it happening.
The first train in over forty years arrived in Galashiels as the Borders Railway line reached the centre of the town.
Construction will continue over the next few months until the line reaches Tweedbank, where it will end.
It is is due to open on September 6
More than forty years after services on the Waverley Line ended, the first train has returned to Galashiels.
Track laying on the new Borders Railway line has reached the centre of the town.
The line, which will eventually end at Tweedbank, is due to open on September 6.
Businesses have been invited to a meeting to hear about the potential economic benefits of the new Borders Railway.
The meeting takes place in Galashiels today, and it's being held by Abellio, the company that will operate the railway when it opens in September.
Work has restarted on the final phase of the Borders Railway following a break over Christmas and New Year.
It will see the last five miles of the route completed, with about 34 miles of the track already laid.
The completion of the track should see a reduction in the number of Heavy Goods Vehicles on roads in the area:
The line is expected be fully operational in eight months time.
Work has resumed on the £353 million Borders Railway, after a serious injury to a worker last Tuesday.
The 49-year-old man from Irvine, in Ayrshire, was unloading concrete railway sleepers when he was struck on the leg.
He was transferred from Borders General Hospital to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for emergency surgery following the accident.
Work on the site at Galashiels was suspended while investigations took place, but resumed on Monday.
The accident is not expected to delay the overall construction of the railway, which is due to open to passengers in September next year.
Alex Salmond is visiting the Scottish Borders today.
He'll be in Melrose to talk about the benefits the new Borders Railway will bring to the region.
The outgoing First Minister will be replaced by Nicola Sturgeon later this week.