Month: June 2020

Include Borders Railway in Big Build

PRESS RELEASE – Monday, 29 June 2020 Include Borders Railway in Big Build The Campaign for Borders Rail is calling on the UK Government to include extension of the Borders Railway, as a crucial project within their ‘Big Build’ economic revival programme, and to complete the line between Edinburgh, the Borders, and Carlisle. An announcement […]

Press Release -11 June 2020

Campaign for Borders Rail vindicated by report to National Infrastructure Commission A report, “High Speed Rail and Scotland”  prepared for submission to the National Infrastructure Commission by the High Speed Rail Group, recommends the completion of the Borders Railway on the grounds of economic regeneration, social inclusion, and strategic deployment of network capacity made possible by the construction […]

Big opportunity on the small screen

This article has been published as a supplementary feature in conjunction with Campaign for Borders Rail’s Newsletter 62. To receive the full newsletter, please subscribe to become a member of the Campaign – details at Back in the days before shaking hands became life-threateningly foolhardy, Simon Walton met Rob Bell, for a special edition […]

Campaign for Borders Rail Press Release – 2 June 2020

“Campaign more important now than ever” “Building the new cross-border rail rink is the most important post-coronavirus project we can undertake to redefine ourselves” Simon Walton, chair, Campaign for Borders Rail Campaign for Borders Rail has made a radical restatement of policy, and pledges more to commerce and the community on both sides of the […]