The rebirth of the Borders Railway has been celebrated by two former project employees who have named their daughter after the long awaited new line. Odell-May Waverley Black, whose middle name was inspired by the landmark project, was born just five months before the railway is due to open.
The Borders Railway team helped Breast Cancer Care to kick cancer into touch as the official charity partner of this year’s Melrose 7s tournament. A scrum of fans offered generous donations in return for Borders Railway branded mini rugby balls.
ScotRail has published the new Borders Railway timetable, allowing future passengers to plan their journeys on the new railway which will be up and running from 6th September.