Posted by: wrha | October 14, 2014

Track-laying and the northern end of the railway

With track-laying underway at the northern end of the railway, interest in the re-build seems to be growing. The track is going down at a good rate so progress can be seen every day.
The stations along the line are all taking shape and the whole line is looking more and more like a railway once more.
This review looks at the section from the start of the line at Newcraighall to the site of the old station at Eskbank.

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  1. Great pictures, thanks for posting them for us exiles.
    The line around Shawfair looks like what a mainline railway should be, but then what happens round the corner?
    I appreicate that single track saves money, but the design seems to rule out any hope of future duplication. Why go to the trouble of shrinking the solum after 45 years? I think the chances of heading for Hawick will have been reduced by this ‘narrow’ vision.


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