Author: Campaign for Borders Rail

Borders Railway One Year On

CBR NEWS RELEASE 6 September 2016 BORDERS RAILWAY ONE YEAR ON More passengers than forecast Lessons for a positive future Extension proposed to benefit more communities The first anniversary of the opening of the Borders Railway is an occasion to look to the future, the Campaign for Borders Rail has said. The route between Tweedbank […]

MSPs elected May 2016

Members of the Scottish Parliament from May 2016, Campaign for Borders Rail MSPs from different parties are of interest to supporters of the Campaign for Borders Rail who seek enhancement of the line that opened last September and extension of the role of rail in the Scottish Borders. During the election campaign in the weeks […]

Bridge problem strengthens case for re-opening cross-Border rail line

  News Release 22 January 2016 BRIDGE PROBLEM STRENGTHENS CASE FOR RE-OPENING CROSS-BORDER RAIL LINK The closure for several weeks of the West Coast Main Line because of weather-related damage to a bridge carrying the railway over the Clyde at Lamington in South Lanarkshire strengthens the case for re-opening rail access between Edinburgh and Carlisle […]

Railway is a ‘unique grassroots achievement’, says CBR

The opening of the Borders Railway is a unique achievement of grassroots campaigning, says CBR in its latest press release in the lead-up to Sunday’s opening. We argue that the Borders Railway stands out from other recent Scottish line re-openings, as its original inspiration and key elements of the final delivered scheme came from the […]