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Borders rail tracks, cycle budgets, and Love

Published 12 February 2015 by Colin Howden

Today saw the completion of track-laying for the Borders Railway, another important milestone in this long-awaited project.

Meanwhile, Richard Ardern has an excellent letter in today’s Herald, ‘Railway focus must now switch to the north’. He even mentions our Inter-City Express campaign!

The City of Edinburgh Council have been debating their budget today, and, according to reports from Cllr Lesley Hinds on Twitter, have apparently agreed to devote 8% of their transport budget to cycling.

Edinburgh have also been advising rugby fans regarding this weekend’s Six Nations match. There’s clearly some concern that the trams might become a bit swamped. So where are all the people now who told us that no-one would use the trams?

Finally, Stop Climate Chaos Scotland have been doing a photo opp for their Show The Love climate campaign: