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Borders Railway patronage up, as bus network is re-planned

RAIL

Andrew Forster
16 March 2018
Borders Rail: passengers up
Borders Rail: passengers up

 

Passenger numbers on the Borders Railway grew 9.5 per cent in the second year of operations. But the railway has caused an upheaval to bus services, with some communities now suffering poorer public transport accessibility as a result, according to a review for Transport Scotland.

The 30-mile railway between Edinburgh and Tweedbank re-opened in September 2015 with new stations at Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange and Gorebridge in Midlothian, and Stow, Galashiels and Tweedbank in the Scottish...

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