Rail campaigners to meet in Berwick

An event to promote rail connectivity between Edinburgh and Newcastle and Berwick, as a commuter town, is to be held in Berwick on Thursday, January 31, at the town hall at 7pm.

Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 08:05 am
A CrossCountry train south of Berwick.

The event is being hosted by the Berwick Regeneration Commission.

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Speakers will include Dennis Fancett, chairman of South East Northumberland Rail Users’ Group (SENRUG) and Tom Thorburn, chairman of Rail Action Group East of Scotland (RAGES).

Mike Paterson, regional director of Northern Railway, Stuart McNaughton, Northumberland County Council’s strategic transport manager, and Coun Mark Rowley, executive member for business and economic development at Scottish Borders Council, are also due to attend.

This is a free event and open to all members of the public.