Waverley Line

The Waverley Line is an abandoned double track railway line that ran south from Edinburgh in Scotland through Midlothian and the Scottish Borders to Carlisle in England. It was built by the North British Railway Company, opening from Edinburgh to Hawick in 1849, and to Carlisle in 1862. It was named the Waverley route after the novel by Sir Walter Scott. Reconstruction work of the Edinburgh-Galashiels-Tweedbank section was scheduled to begin in 2008. Following three years of contractual problems, the line is anticipated to open in 2014.

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