Border Borders Railway

Five years since first passengers travelled on Borders Railway

On 6th September 2015 the first passengers travelled on the Borders Railway. The £294 million pound line, connecting Tweedbank to Edinburgh, was the longest domestic line to be built in the UK in a century.

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Vandals target Whitrope Heritage Railway line

The damage caused by vandals has proved so costly that the volunteer run site has had to cancel plans to fully reopen for visitors this month. 

Extension of Borders Railway 'more important than ever'

The chair of the project says extending the line to Hawick, Newcastleton and Carlisle will bring a much needed boost to local economies.