The First Minister says a new tourism centre to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland will make the Border Rail line of of the 'great visitor lines of Eurpoe'.
Alex Salmond unveiled the plans for the new centre in Tweedbank today, Wednesday 20 August, on the same day that he announced the first trains on the new Borders Railway will run from 6 September, 2015.
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