Eskbank railway station

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Eskbank National Rail
Eskbank station.jpg
Location
Place Eskbank, Dalkeith
Local authority Midlothian
Coordinates 55°52′59″N 3°04′59″W / 55.883°N 3.083°W / 55.883; -3.083Coordinates: 55°52′59″N 3°04′59″W / 55.883°N 3.083°W / 55.883; -3.083
Grid reference NT323660
Operations
Station code EKB
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
History
6 September 2015 Opened
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Eskbank railway station is a station serving the Eskbank area of the town of Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland. It reopened on the Borders Railway between Edinburgh and Tweedbank, just beyond Galashiels. There is a half-hourly service to Tweedbank. It is approximately a mile from Dalkeith town centre.

The station sits approximately 12.5 km from Waverley and 43.5 km from Tweedbank,[1] and lies close to the towns of Bonnyrigg and Dalkeith.

The original Eskbank station was previously closed (along with the Waverley Line) in 1969. The new construction work was undertaken by BAM Nuttall. The new station, further south than the original, reopened on 6 September 2015.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eskbank". Transport Scotland. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Borders to Edinburgh railway opens as longest line in UK in a century". BBC News. 6 September 2015. 

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Shawfair   Abellio ScotRail
Borders Railway
  Newtongrange
Historical railways
Glenesk
Line open, station closed
  North British Railway
Waverley Route
  Dalhousie
Line open, station closed
Disused railways
Terminus   North British Railway
Macmerry Branch
  Smeaton
Line and station closed
    Crossgatehall Halt
Line and station closed
Bonnyrigg
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Peebles Railway
  Terminus
Broomieknowe
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Esk Valley Railway
  Terminus