Articles on Borders Railway Project

Ground-Breaking: the Borders' reconnection                                                                    Rail Engineer - April 2011
Site Investigation and advanced works, explains Transport Scotland's Design, Build, Finance and Maintain procurement strategy

Borders Connection                                                                                                         Rail Engineer - September 2011
Work to move turnback at Millerhill to become start of Borders railway. At the time this was the only work to be managed by Network Rail

Borders under new management                                                                                      Rail Engineer - August 2012
Network Rail takes over management of advanced works and assessing project costs and timescale before main work can start

Borders takes off                                                                                                               Rail Engineer - December 2013
Network Rail's management of main works after agreement reached in December 2012 on cost and for September 2015 opening. Covers earthworks including Edinburgh By-Pass Diversion 

Borders on track                                                                                                               Rail Engineer - September 2014
Progress report focuses on structures, including Falahill bridge

Tracks return to the Borders                                                                                             Rail Engineer - January 2015
Logistics of track laying on new line

Two ways to lay track                                                                                                           Rail Engineer - January 2015
Describes BAM Nuttall's track laying technique for Borders which is compared with Balfour Beatty's track laying on the Airdrie Bathgate line

Slab track through Bowshank                                                                                           Rail Engineer - January 2015
The slab track system used in Bowshank tunnel which was the first track to be laid on the Borders Railway

Borders Railway Complete                                                                                           Rail Engineer - September 2015
A recap on how railway came to be built. Covers commissioning, project communication, utilities and environment

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