Gorebridge railway station
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||1|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Edinburgh and Hawick Railway|
|Pre-grouping||North British Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|14 July 1847||Opened|
|6 January 1969||Closed|
|6 September 2015||Reopened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Gorebridge from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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The original station opened on 14 July 1847 as part of the North British Railway's new line that was to reach Hawick and Carlisle. The station closed to passengers on 6 January 1969 as part of the overall closure of the Waverley route between Edinburgh and Carlisle.
The station and line reopened on 6 September 2015 on the new Borders Railway a new project reopening part of the old Waverley Line between Edinburgh and Tweedbank, just beyond Galashiels. The new construction work was undertaken by BAM Nuttall on behalf of Network Rail and Transport Scotland.
There is a half-hourly service from here towards Edinburgh and Tweedbank, calling all stations except Stow which will be hourly off-peak.
- Thomas / Paterson, 1984
- "Borders to Edinburgh railway opens as longest line in UK in a century". BBC News. 6 September 2015.
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
- Thomas, John (1971). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. VI Scotland: The Lowlands and the Borders (1st ed.). Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-5408-6. OCLC 16198685.
- Thomas, John; Paterson, Rev A. J. S. (1984). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. VI Scotland: The Lowlands and the Borders (2nd ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 0-9465-3712-7. OCLC 12521072.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Line and station open
|North British Railway
Line open, station closed
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