D&G council backs Borders Rail extension campaign

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A campaign to extend the Borders Rail between Galashiels and Langholm, and onto Carlisle, is gathering pace after it's been backed by Dumfries and Galloway council.

A meeting is taking place in Langholm tonight to talk about the benefits of bringing the railway through the town.

Dumfries and Galloway Council say lengthening the line could give the area a much-needed economic boost: