NT4936 : Construction work in Galashiels

taken 16 years ago, near to Galashiels, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Construction work in Galashiels
Construction work in Galashiels
As part of the regeneration programme for Galashiels and the Central Borders Area, Scottish Borders Council in partnership with other bodies, are proceeding with plans to reinstate the Waverley Railway Line (as a single track line) from Edinburgh to Tweedbank near Galashiels. This photo taken on 30/05/06 from the north side of Station Brae Bridge, shows construction work in progress to form a new cutting and bridge to accommodate the new line. The buildings from left to right are:- Our Lady and St Andrews Church, The Abbotsford Arms Hotel and houses at Beechbank Place. The houses will have to be demolished if the railway line goes ahead. Completion of the railway route is scheduled for 2011.
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Tuesday, 30 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 25 September, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4950 3619 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.0000N 2:48.2005W
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