Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Berwickshire Railway

Berwickshire Railway, a railway chiefly in Berwickshire and partly in Roxburghshire. Starting from a junction at Dunse with the Reston and Dunse branch of the North British, it goes south-westward, through Berwickshire, past Greenlaw and Gordon, to Earlston; thence proceeds southward into junction with the Hawick line of the North British at Newton St Boswells. It is 20½ miles long; was authorised in 1 862, on a capital of £100,000 in £10 shares, and £33,300 on loan; was opened from Dunes to Earlston in Nov. 1863, and from Earlston to Newton St Boswells in Oct. 1865; and in 1876 was vested in the North British.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Berwickshire ScoCnty       Roxburghshire ScoCnty
Place: Berwickshire

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