Railway on track for start of season

Heatherslaw Light Railway is on track to reopen for the new season on March 20.

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 07:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th March 2016, 08:13 am
Cameron Smith and Paul Lugget begin clean up efforts on the Heatherslaw Light Railway

Major repairs were required after flooding in January which prevented it opening in the February half-term.

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A stretch of track at the Etal Haugh bend had to be dug out due to damage caused by the River Till but new ballast, sleepers and rails have now been put in place by the team.