New Line Just Got Shorter
Apparently Transport Scotland is seeking planning approval to shift the new Tweedbank station a wee bit closer to Gala, due to the prohibitively high costs of shifting buried leccy cables on the original site. Planning permission is also being sought for a new pedestrian underpass at Heriot.
For the full story, including a nice consultant’s plan of the all new Tweedbank terminus, check out www.bordertelegraph.com/news and click the relevant link……
Transport Minister Visits Gala
Tuesday 21st saw Keith Brown visit Gala to view progress on the advance works, together with preparatory work on the town’s inner relief road. Comments made by Mr. Brown regarding completion of the railway project have sparked debate on whether 2014 actually remains achievable: for the full story check out www.scotsman/news/transport