Borders Railway Project

About the Borders Railway Project

Borders Railway

The Borders Railway Project aims to rebuild passenger train services from Edinburgh through Midlothian to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.

Network Rail, which is delivering the scheme, has set up a dedicated enquiry line:

  • 0845 604 4146

The project includes:

  • 35 miles (49km) of new passenger railway
  • 7 new train stations
  • Journey time between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank of 55minutes (or less)
  • 7 day service, half hourly at peak times

Stations in Midlothian

  • Shawfair Station will serve the planned settlement of Shawfair between Danderhall and Millerhill
  • Eskbank Station will be between the TESCO Eskbank superstore, Jewel and Esk College, and close to the new Community Hospital
  • Newtongrange Station will be just off the A7 north of the Scottish Mining Museum but south of the turn-off to Orchard Grange
  • Gorebridge Station will be on Station Road between Main Street and Lady Brae
Borders railway - map of route.

Borders Railway Project

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Midlothian Council contact for the Borders Railway Project

Dundas Buildings
62a Polton Street
BONNYRIGG
EH19 3YD

0131 271 3500 (tel)

0131 654 2797 (fax)

Borders Railway Community Liaison Manager

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Scottish Borders Council Headquarters
Newton St Boswells
Melrose
TD6 0SA

01835 825048 (tel)