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Tweedbank facilities

Adjacent to a busy business area and with good access from the A6091, Tweedbank is the first and final stop on the Borders Railway. Pedestrian access links will allow passengers to connect to nearby Melrose, the Borders General Hospital, the Scottish Public Pensions Agency, the Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities Directorate, the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency as well as nearby residential areas of Tweedbank. In addition Abbotsford House, the historic home of Sir Walter Scott, is only 20 minutes' walk from the station.

The site will also feature a customer help point system on the platform.

  • A ramp or path to provide step-free access
  • One platform, with sheltered waiting area
  • Free car parking facilities with approximately 235 available spaces
  • 24 hour CCTV for both station and car park which are closely monitored from regional control rooms.
  • Sheltered cycle storage facilities for approximately¬†20 bikes
  • Provisions made for an automated ticket vending machine

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    Official name for Tweedbank staff building unveiled

    Just over one month since the opening of the Borders Railway, the official name for the ScotRail staff building at Tweedbank was unveiled by the two boys who named it. 

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    The near fifty year wait for train services to be reinstated in the Borders came to an end this weekend when the first rail services began running between Edinburgh and Tweedbank.

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    Passenger services began on Sunday 6 September whilst celebratory activity took place on Saturday 5 September for Golden Ticket holders. We captured some fantastic images - enjoy looking through!

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