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Train - Rail grinder

Always on the hunt for different train content, as soon as i read about a mysterious night train called a “rail grinder”, i had to have a look. 301 more words

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Galashiels for refreshment

Take a look at @WalkersCoffee’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/WalkersCoffee/status/659738127091818496?s=09

This recent Tweet from an establishment promoting itself as a source of good coffee is an indication of the way Galashiels is enjoying a boost thanks to the Borders Railway. 341 more words


Gala Remembered!

Last month we travelled the length of the newly opened Waverley Line and broke our return journey to Edinburgh at Galashiels.  It was not until we headed back to the station  after visiting Old Gala House and Mungo Park’s Memorial that we noticed the town’s… 1,015 more words

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Wandering XXXV: Meigle Hill, Galashiels

Last weekend, I nearly got stuck up Meigle Hill in Galashiels. Ok, I’m exaggerating but me and my mate did wander up the Clovenfords Path not realizing how long the walk was and with poor supplies. 35 more words


Borders Railway

Yesterday, on Saturday 5th September, I took a train from Waverley to Tweedbank: today you can too, for £11.20: the whole trip from the centre of Edinburgh to Tweedbank in the Borders will take you 57 minutes. 1,255 more words


Scottish Borders, Walter Scott and William Wallace

Every year thirty or so members of my golf club go for a week away golfing in Scotland and after three years on the reserve list I finally got an invite in 2015.  892 more words


100 Bands - Galashiels

An opportunity to promote an amazing event heading to the scenic Scottish Borders. 100 Bands

For a breathtaking three days in September the historic town of Galashiels in the heart of the Scottish Borders plays host to a spectacular music and entertainment festival. 292 more words