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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 24 hour 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 241 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 16 bikes
  • Provisions made for an automated ticket vending machine

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    Whilst the main focus on the new Borders Railway project has been on the civil engineering and rail installation phases, critical work to deliver signalling systems along the route has been going relatively unnoticed.

    The signalling and telecoms teams have been working to install vital infrastructure which will allow trains to operate on the line safely.


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    A two-week closure of the Redbridge viaduct started today (Tues 2nd Dec) to allow for additional improvements to be made ahead of the new Borders Railway opening next year.

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    On Track, Episode 14

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