An 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after the car he was in ended up on a railway line.
Reston Community Council's Barrie Forrest has led the campaign to get a railway station opened at Reston to link the area with Edinburgh.
People living in the village say the community is at risk if links with Edinburgh are not restored.
The new Tweed Valley Railway Path between Peebles and Innerleithen will be officially opened today by Scottish Environment Minister, Paul Wheelhouse.
The path, which follows the former railway line, will provide opportunities for walking, cycling and horse-riding.
Celebrations are being held for the 175th anniversary of the Newcastle to Carlisle railway line.
A special historical service will leave for Carlisle at 11.22am.
– John Gillott, Partnership Officer , Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership
"We are delighted to celebrate the 175 years of Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle.
"The railway opened in parts from 1836, construction starting in 1830 and was the first coast to coast route in the world."
It is the oldest coast to coast passenger line in the UK and opened in 1838.
The RMT rail union are warning of a bleak year ahead for the railways.
They say fare rises coupled with the ongoing saga of the West Coast Mainline and the threat of industrial action, could mean an upset to rail services in the coming year.
Fifty-five photos of rural life are going on display throughout the Eskdale Valley in the western Lake District. The pictures will be shown beside waterfalls, along footpaths, at farms and at several stations on the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway on the 8th and 9th September.