Tracklaying on the Borders Railway should be completed by February allowing driver training to start this summer. David Shirres reports.
When the Waverley route between Edinburgh and Carlisle closed in 1969, the Borders region became the largest in the UK without a rail link. This is about to change with the re-opening of the northern section of this line in September 2015 which will be the UK’s longest new domestic railway for over a hundred years.
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