Posted by: wrha | August 18, 2013

The Re-opening of the Waverley Line – Economic and Employment Potential

We’ve been forwarded a link to a Blog from scotsjobsnet, an independent Glasgow-based Scottish job board which makes for interesting reading. An excerpt below:

As one of the most picturesque areas in Scotland, it’s easy to see why so many people would choose to live in the Borders. When the rail link is eventually reinstated it will remove one of the biggest obstacles people face when considering a move to the area.

After years of protests and struggle an area encompassing 4,742.65 square kilometres is finally rejoining Scotland’s rail network. With so much to gain it’s only a matter of time before the Borders begins to reap all the economic rewards. 

Read the full Blog here:


  1. And yet The Scottish “Government ” will not commit to building it to the WCML.

    • Perhaps they could only commit to building it as far as the Border? Just a guess …. Matt

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