Borders Railway wildlife protected

Team members working on the new Borders Railway are working hard to protect the local wildlife situated along the new route line.

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Full report: Wildlife protected along new Borders rail route

Work to re-build the Borders railway line is now underway, but while bridges are built and tracks are laid, construction workers need to think about protecting the local wildlife.

The track crosses over the River Tweed, which is home to otters, protected fish and a variety of flowers.

Jenny Longden has been visiting the site to find out what is being done to keep them safe:

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