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Borders Railway failings

Author: Jerry Alderson (Source: David Spaven) - Published At: Fri 23 of Sep, 2016 19:15 BST - (2920 Reads)
Scotland
Railfuture had campaigned for decades for the Borders Railway (or at least part of it) to be rebuilt. It was not alone. The reopening was a popular campaign, supported by many, including David Spaven who is a consultant and writer on railways. Very welcome as the half-hourly service is, there have been foreseeable problems with the service and Mr Spaven described these in an article published in The Scotsman on 5 September 2016. All photos by Jerry Alderson.

Edinburgh's new Gateway

Author: Jerry Alderson - Published At: Thu 15 of Sep, 2016 20:53 BST - (3396 Reads)
Scotland
Railfuture has spent decades campaigning for new railway stations to open and for closed ones to reopen. If proof were needed that Railfuture is effective, more than 400 stations have (re)opened in that time. Of course, it’s also important that the stations are ‘up to scratch’. Edinburgh Gateway Interchange station will open in December 2016 and a video (screenshot from it) shows what to expect.

Scotland Meeting Packed

Author: Allison Cosgrove - Published At: Thu 27 of Nov, 2014 18:47 GMT - (4627 Reads)
Scotland
Map showing the top 50 stations that Railfuture Scotland wants to see opened (or reopened) in the next few years.

Scotland Moves Forward

Author: Jerry Alderson - Published At: Fri 10 of Oct, 2014 12:54 BST - (8862 Reads)
Scotland
Over 500 pupils from 13 primary schools across the Scottish Borders and Midlothian have had the chance to get hands-on engineering experience thanks to the Borders Railway ‘Bridges to Schools’ project, supported by the ICE
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