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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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    Spotlight on Tweedbank

    Tweedbank will be the south terminus of the Borders Railway when it opens in autumn 2015. Unique to the route, Tweedbank will be double-tracked with a central lengthened island platform to allow it to be used for longer charter trains.

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    A day at the fair for Borders Railway

    The Borders Railway team enjoyed meeting the Tweedbank community this weekend as they attended the Tweedbank Fair as one of the event’s sponsors

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    The public path over Redbridge viaduct which sits to the east of Galashiels has been reopened following repair works to the Victorian era structure.

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