However, the former First Minister says not enough is being done to exploit the current line's full potential. He believes that, with better marketing, it could attract as many visitors as Edinburgh Castle - one of the country's top tourist attractions. Speaking to Radio Borders News ahead of a visit to the region next week, Mr Salmond said: "People want to see that railway extended further, and I agree with them - I think it should be extended further, all the way to Carlisle. But he added: "I think the full tourism potential of that railway hasn't yet been fully exploited. A feasibility study on the extension of the line is due to be published before the end of the year. Mr Salmond said: "I know there have been some very successful trials already, and some very successful steam train excursions, but it has to be done big-style, it has to be something that people think big about.
'Full tourism potential of Borders Railway hasn't yet been fully exploited' - Alex Salmond
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