Coldingham bus service reduced

From the beginning of next month the Edinburgh to Berwick bus (253) will no longer call in at Coldingham.

A southbound Virgin train at Berwick Upon Tweed railway station on the East Coast mainline

As Virgin East Coast departs LNER arrives

Virgin East Coast will no longer operate the rail service between Edinburgh and London after June 24, this year.

Last year Allanton residents resorted to putting flower pots in the potholes on the Main Street to draw the council's attention to the state of the road.

Ten stretches of Berwickshire roads are to be resurfaced

A total of 32 Borders roads will be improved as part of a £2.6 million resurfacing programme this year.

Alice Fisher (local resident and campaigner), Eileen Anderson (former employee of British Rail who worked at the ticket office in the 60s), and Lisa Davidson (local resident and campaigner).

Reston Station 3000 signature petition

A 3000 signature petition calling for the re-opening of Reston station without any further delays is to be presented to the Scottish Transport Minister.

Sir Alan Beith.

New east coast partnership will work together

Train services on the East Coast mainline were discussed in the House of Lords last week after Lord Beith raised the franchise problems besetting the service.

As part of its ongoing vehicle evaluation programme Borders Buses has introduced the UKs first hybrid coach to its network.

Borders Buses unveils new hybrid coach

Borders Buses has introduced the UK’s first hybrid coach to its fleet as part of an ongoing evaluation programme.

Sign up to keep the pressure on for the re-opening of Reston Station as soon as possible.

Station’s on-line petition

An online petition calling for the opening of Reston Station has been signed by hundreds of people after being started at the weekend.

A view of Berwick Upon Tweed from the East Coast mainline

A local Edinburgh to Newcastle rail service

The success of the Borders Railway in driving economic development could be repeated in Berwickshire if a local rail service is introduced.

Better rail links for Berwick and between Edinburgh and Newcastle will be discussed at a meeting in Berwick next week.

Berwick’s rail links under discussion

A public meeting on rail connectivity between Edinburgh and Newcastle will be used to promote Berwick’s rail links and position as a commuter town.

Barrie Forrest at the site of the old Reston Station.

Rail campaigners keep up the pressure

Work has started on determining the capacity of the east coast rail line and the study should be completed by April/May next year.

New road studs on the A1 in Berwickshire.

Motorists views on new A1 road studs are sought

Eleven thousands homes between Grantshouse and Berwick are about to receive a questionnaire asking for residents’ views on the impact of the A1 solar powered LED road studs at nine junctions.

The taxi rank at Channel St, Galashiels

Borderers are asked to give their views on future taxi fares

Borderers are being urged to have their say on taxi fares as part of a public consultation on the issue.

From left, Carlisle councillor Colin Glover, ScotRail's Alex Hynes, Borders MSP Rachel Hamilton and Hawick provost Watson McAteer at the Campaign for Borders Rail's 2017 annual meeting.

Full steam ahead for Borders Railway extension bid

Pressure is mounting for the English and Scottish governments to agree to have the Borders Railway extended into Cumbria.

Politics could derail Reston station plans

Politics could derail Reston station plans

Delays to trains stopping at Reston and East Linton again are beginning to look increasingly likely before such services have even begun.

Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston.

Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston, to be shut for 10 weeks for £690,000 revamp

Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston, is to be closed for 10 weeks to allow major refurbishment and strengthening works to be carried out.

The A697 further south, near Powburn.

Tributes paid to Galashiels motorcyclist killed in A697 crash

Tributes have been paid to a Borders motorcyclist killed in a collision with a car in Northumberland.

A Virgin Train on the East Coast mainline

East coast mainline study not necessary

Pressure is being put on the Scottish Transport Minister by local politicians to take a lead in moving the re-opening of Reston station forward.

A train near Stow on the Borders Railway.

Borders Railway making all the write moves, say award judges

The Borders Railway has got the write stuff, according to the judges of a national competition.

A train at Stow on the Borders Railway.

End could be in sight to Borders Railway cash dispute

An end could be in sight to a long legal battle over damage caused during the construction of the Borders Railway.

A Borders Railway service at Newtongrange.

Borders Railway failing to yield housing boost predicted for region

The coming of the Borders Railway has so far failed to yield a predicted boom in private housebuilding here – in stark contrast to the position in next-door Midlothian.

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