Borders Railway Blueprint Launch at Abbotsford

Ian with Alex SalmondOn 17th November 2014 Ian from Borders Journeys attended the launch of Borders Railway Maximising the Impact: A Blueprint for the Future by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond at Abbotsford.

The Blueprint sets out an ambition to realise the full economic benefits of the new Borders Railway, transform tourism opportunities and open up communities in South-East Scotland as new places to live, work, visit, learn, play and grow.

The railway line is scheduled to open to paying passengers on Sunday 6th September 2015 following a weekend of celebrations.


Alex Salmond & Lord Sanderson

Lord Sanderson, Chairman of the Abbotsford Trust, introduces Alex Salmond

Ian Walker of Borders Journeys with Alex Salmond

Ian Walker of Borders Journeys, Alex Salmond, Beverley Rutherford of Floors Castle & Emma McCallum of Abbotsford


More information about the Borders Railway project can be found on their website.

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