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Waverley Line

Address: Galashiels, Scotland
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Galashiels
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I don't find this an attraction, I find it a complete waste of the tax payers money, and as for attracting tourists how are they going to see our historic places when they get of at the station ??? after all our bus service is not reliable and will it take them to the door !!! I don't think. it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I really wouldn't call this an attraction, just a collection of 'works in progress'. I imagine that even an avid enthusiast would struggle to find something here; for the rest of us then it's nice to know that there will be trains running to the Borders in several years time but that's as far as it goes.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Closed since 1969 in the Beeching cuts that closed many lines in Britain is now being reconstructed to open in 2015. This is your one and only chance to see the construction work between Galashiels and Edinburgh. Easy drive along the A7 which follows most of the route and you can easily see what is happening on the line. Not... More 

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Galashiels, Scotland
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5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I walk part of this "sight" in Galashiels every day with my dog. It will be 2015 before the railway actually exists and the trains start to run so it is not much of an attraction yet I'm afraid

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