30 MILES OF NEW RAILWAY
CONNECTING THE SCOTTISH BORDERS, MIDLOTHIAN AND EDINBURGH
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TWEEDBANK IS THE FIRST AND FINAL STOP ON THE BORDERS RAILWAY.
LOCATED AT THE CENTRE OF GALASHIELS, THE STATION WILL BE EASILY ACCESSIBLE
AND WILL ALLOW THE CREATION OF A PUBLIC TRANSPORT INTERCHANGE WITH THE PROPOSED REVISED BUS STATION SITE.
THE NEW STATION AT STOW WILL BE LOCATED NEAR THE CENTRE OF THE VILLAGE AND PRIMARY SCHOOL.
LOCATED AT THE PREVIOUS STATION SITE, THE NEW GOREBRIDGE STATION WILL BE CLOSE TO THE TOWN CENTRE AND PROPOSED NEW HOUSING.
THIS STATION IS NEAR THE NATIONAL MINING MUSEUM. SCOTTISH, A MAJOR VISITOR ATTRACTION AT THE LADY VICTORIA COLLIERY AND CAN BE ACCESSED DIRECTLY FROM THE A7.
CLOSE TO BONNYRIGG AND DALKEITH, THE NEW ESKBANK STATION WILL PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.
SHAWFAIR STATION WILL EVENTUALLY BE AT THE HEART OF A NEW A TOWN CENTRE PLANNED FOR THE SOUTH EAST OF EDINBURGH.
NEWCRAIGHALL IS AN EXISTING STATION WHICH WILL BECOME PART OF THE BORDERS RAILWAY SERVICE.
FIRST OPENED IN 2002, BRUNSTANE STATION IS PART OF THE EDINBURGH CROSSRAIL ROUTE IS LOCATED IN THE SOUTH EAST SUBURBS OF THE CITY.
EDINBURGH WAVERLEY IS SITUATED IN EDINBURGH’S BUSTLING CITY CENTRE. FIRST OPENED IN 1846, THE HISTORIC STATION SERVES 25 MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR AND IS THE SECOND BUSIEST STATION IN SCOTLAND.
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With winter upon us Network Rail, and its principal contractor BAM, are working hard to ensure that construction can continue on the Borders Railway despite the challenges that winter conditions bring.
The latest engineering and aerial layouts of the Borders Railway have now been published at www.bordersrailway.co.uk/maps-plans.aspx. Our interactive route map will allow you to trace the railway from Edinburgh to Tweedbank and find out more about what is involved in constructing a railway.
Stay up to date with the latest project progress milestones and a bit of history.
MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT
The Borders Railway Project will deliver a range of benefits to communities along the route. The line will provide new opportunities for social travel, employment and education as access to neighbouring towns, Edinburgh and the wider railway network is opened up.
Discover the history and keep up to date with the development of the project with our interactive timeline tool.
The Borders Railway is funded by the Scottish Government, with fixed contributions from Midlothian and Scottish Borders Council. The project will be delivered by Network Rail in conjunction with its project partners.
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Hi @glcsandy, whilst works are being carried out it is essential to have traffic management in place 24hs a day for the safety of road users
Hi @billyhutton70 , applications have closed for this year. Keep an eye on the website, Twitter etc. for more info on bursary plans in 2014.
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