However, in 1990 passenger trains resumed running to a new Paisley Canal station on the other side of Causeyside Street, and the trackbed
beyond has been developed into the Paisley and Clyde Railway Path operated by Sustrans.
Workers will need to rebuild the trackbed
and supporting embankments in a number of spots.
Engineers will be working to repair the track at sites around Ardlui, Crianlarich and Tyndrum, where the heavy rain and flooding washed the trackbed
from under the railway.
The MSP thanked Mr and Mrs Clarke for their tour of the farm, which includes the trackbed
of the old Solway Junction Railway and now has a new role on the farm as a nature trail.
THE re-opening of a disused railway line could follow the line of a new bypass rather than the old trackbed
along part of the route.
The arguments are persuasive, but less clear cut, as little but the trackbed
is salvageable since it was "mothballed" back in 1991.
The English Regional Transport Association (ERTA) held a meeting in Guildford on October 6 to discuss reopening the railway, which used to run from Guildford to Horsham, where much of the old trackbed
Continuing ahead through a metal gate there is a wall on our right side and after about 20 yards pass through a metal gate on our left to join the disused trackbed
of the Nidd Valley Railway.
One of its latest products is the Terram Hydrotex Trackbed
Separator for Clay Pumping.
Running from Fairwater through to Creigiau and beyond lies the trackbed
of an old railway that used to carry stone from Creigiau quarry to Cardiff.
"KENTRACK: A Railway Trackbed
Structural Design and Analysis Program." Proceedings of the Annual Conference and Expo, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.