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Win a Golden Ticket for the first Scottish Borders train

21 April 2015

To celebrate the launch of the new Borders Railway line, the City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with This is Edinburgh, has 40 pairs of golden tickets to give away on a VIP return train journey from Edinburgh to the Borders on Saturday 5th September 2015. There will be a host of entertainment on board throughout the journey as well as celebrations at Tweedbank and events at Waverley Station.

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Borders Railway is the longest new domestic railway constructed in the UK for more than a century, encompassing 30 miles of new line. Its opening will be watched and celebrated by many, both locally and from across the globe.

To enter please tell us, in 50 words or less why you and your friend or family member deserve to be VIP’s for the day and be a part of this momentous event, or if you would like to nominate someone for this money can’t buy ticket, please state their name and why they deserve to win.

The competition is now closed. The entries are now being judged and the winners will contacted by email in due course. 

T&Cs: The competition is open to anyone although children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The competition closes on Sunday, 17th May 2015.  Any entries made after this date will not be considered. Your entry will be judged by a panel consisting of representatives from the City of Edinburgh Council and Marketing Edinburgh Ltd. The prize is for two VIP tickets on the Opening Celebration Borders Railway train on Saturday 5th September 2015 from Waverley Station and no cash or gift card alternative will be given. Winners will be notified by email.