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.
With around 1.5 million tonnes of spoil to be excavated along the Borders Railway route, it is clear why earthworks have been the main priority for the project during the relatively settled weather in spring and early summer.
Work began in early June building a diversionary route for the Edinburgh city by-pass, to the east of the Sherrifhall roundabout.
The Borders Railway project team has captured the following images of badgers and fox cubs along the line of route using special camera traps.
Stay up to date with the latest project progress milestones and a bit of history.
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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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The Borders Railway team are at Old Gala House, Galashiels today until 7pm. We've had a lot of interest so far this afternoon.
Thank you to everyone who came to the Stow Family Day stand. Our next drop-in is tomorrow at Galashiels, 1-7pm.
We're at Stow's Family Day today. Come along to find out more about progress in your area.
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