NEW NETWORKS,

NEW CONNECTIONS

30 MILES OF NEW RAILWAY

CONNECTING THE SCOTTISH BORDERS, MIDLOTHIAN AND EDINBURGH

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Latest News

Lothianbridge Viaduct repairs require A7 lane closure

Wed 16 Apr 2014

A temporary lane closure is required on the A7 later this week to accommodate masonry repair works being carried out on the Lothianbridge Viaduct for the Borders Railway project.

Borders Railway Provides Funding Boost to 20 More Community Groups

Fri 11 Apr 2014

Twenty community groups from across Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders are the latest each to receive a £250 boost to their funding thanks to the Borders Railway and Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) community fund.

Melrose 7s kept on track by Borders Railway officials

Wed 09 Apr 2014

Borders Railway’s Stuart MacKay kicked-off the project’s sponsorship of match officials for the 124th Melrose 7s rugby festival with match referee Cammy Rudkin, who will preside over matches at the Greenyards this weekend.

Project progress

Stay up to date with the latest project progress milestones and a bit of history.

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  • Construction now underway
  • Journey times of around 55 minutes between Tweedbank and Waverley
  • 30 miles of new passenger railway
  • 10 stops from Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley
  • 7 new stations

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Project Benefits

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.

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Our Journey

Discover the history and keep up to date with the development of the project with our interactive timeline tool.

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Partners & Support

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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Project teams will be working Fri (8am-6pm) and Sat (9am-1pm). Due to the bank holiday, we will not be working on Mon 21st. Happy Easter!

17 Apr, 2014

The A7 will be reduced to one lane today at Lothianbridge Viaduct as masonry repair works get underway - 8am-6pm bit.ly/1eJCbr3

17 Apr, 2014

Masonry repair works to Lothianbridge Viaduct will result in a temporary lane closure of A7 tomorrow and Friday: bit.ly/1eJCbr3

16 Apr, 2014