Parking provisions in place for Flying Scotmsan visit
Details have been released of road closures ahead of the Flying Scotsman's visit to Tweedbank and Galashiels later this month.
Parking will be prohibited on the following roads between the hours of 9am and 6pm on Sunday, May 15:
• Tweedbank Drive, Tweedbank – from Essenside Drive to the Melrose Roundabout;
• New Tweedbank Station Access Road.
Meanwhile, the Tweedbank Industrial Estate West Entrance – from Tweedbank Drive southwards for a distance of 65 metres - will be closed to traffic from 10am on Friday, May 13 until 6pm on Sunday, May 15.
In addition, the Tweedbank Industrial Estate roads will have a one way order in place between 9am and 6pm on Sunday, May 15.
The Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to be officially authenticated as reaching 100 miles per hour on November 30, 1934.
It then also set a world record for the longest non-stop run by a steam locomotive when it ran 422 miles on August 8, 1989, in Australia.