From Monday 24 July, Borders Buses will be increasing the number of journeys on the route serving the Gala Valley. Service X95 will increase from two hourly to hourly between Galashiels and Edinburgh Bus Station, Monday to Saturday. Later journeys to and from Carlisle, Hawick, and Edinburgh will be added, with improved connections at Canonbie […]
Further industrial action across the Great Britain railway network has begun which will affect most rail services from 3rd to 7th January. Some services on the Borders Railway will be cancelled at commuting times and each evening. Please check the ScotRail website for further details.
ALL TRAINS TO / FROM STOW CANCELLED FOR 24 HOURS, SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER. Industrial action will affect the majority of ScotRail services on Saturday 29 October with no services to Tweedbank / Waverley available. Normal services should resume on Sunday 30 October, although there may be delays while normal timetables resume. Check the ScotRail website […]
SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL reports the temporary closure of the B6368 – A68T to Dere Street Farm, from 10 October to 14 October, inclusive. As a result, alternative routes will need to be followed and the connection between the A68 and A7 on this road will be inaccessible. The nearest alternative will be the B6458 via […]
Industrial action has been annnounced by the RMT for 27 July, 18 and 20 August, which will mean that there is no rail service via Stow on each of those dates. Some limited services will be running from Edinburgh to Glasgow but all other routes will remain closed. Further information can be found on the […]
SCOTRAIL HALF-HOURLY SERVICE RETURNS ScotRail has announced that the temporary “emergency” timetable that has been in place for some weeks will end on Wednesday 20 July. From that date, the new daytime Monday to Saturday half-hourly service from Stow to Tweedbank or Edinburgh will resume. The revised timetable is available on the ScotRail website.
FURTHER RAILS STRIKES PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK. In addition to the emergency timetable currently being operated by ScotRail, there will be further strike action across the UK on Tuesday 21, Thursday 23 and Saturday 25 June by the RMT Union and affecting signals and track maintenance. Days immediately following this industrial action may also be […]
THE REDUCED SERVICE ON THE BORDERS RAILWAY CONTINUES. The temporary timetable has now been updated to include Sundays: information is available on the ScotRail website.
TRAIN CANCELLATIONS continue today, Sunday 29 May. A high number of trains are being cancelled today as Scotrail have been unable to introduce a reduced timetable for Sundays based on driver availability. Therefore there will be many cancelled services. With the Edinburgh Marathon taking place today, travel may be slower on the roads also. ScotRail’s […]
RAIL SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS. From 15 May, Scotrail is increasing the frequency of trains on the Borders Railway. For the first time since the railway was reopened, Stow is to benefit from a half-hourly service all day from 0730 until 1930 and then hourly again, bringing parity with all other stations on the line. This will […]