Tweedbank railway station

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Tweedbank National Rail
Tweedbank station (2).jpg
Location
Place Tweedbank
Local authority Scottish Borders
Coordinates 55°36′21″N 2°45′34″W / 55.6057°N 2.7595°W / 55.6057; -2.7595Coordinates: 55°36′21″N 2°45′34″W / 55.6057°N 2.7595°W / 55.6057; -2.7595
Grid reference NT522349
Operations
Station code TWB
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2015/16 Steady 0.301 million
History
6 September 2015 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Tweedbank from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Tweedbank railway station in Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders is the southern terminus of the Borders Railway (the name given to the partly reopened Waverley Route). It serves the village of Tweedbank, Abbotsford House and the town of Melrose, as well as the wider Scottish Borders by means of a nearby park and ride facility. The station was built by BAM Nuttall opening on 6 September 2015.[1][2]

The station design uses a central platform with a line on either side. The track layout does not allow loco hauled trains to run around their trains and return so such trains will need to have a second loco at the rear of the train to make the return trip to Edinburgh or a shunter to shunt release the locomotive.

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Galashiels   Abellio ScotRail
Borders Railway
  Terminus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Network Rail Timetable, May 2015
  2. ^ "Borders to Edinburgh railway opens as longest line in UK in a century". BBC News. 6 September 2015. 

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