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Borders railway takeover

Network rail will officially take over the responsibilty to re establish a railway line between Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.

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Network rail to take over Borders railway

Network rail will officially take over the responsibilty to re establish a railway line between Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.

The Waverly line closed 40 years ago Credit: ITV Border

Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Transport and Veterans, will hand over the project to Network Rail, marking the start of the construction phase of the project. It will re-establish, for the first time in 40 years, a passenger railway from Edinburgh to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.

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