This railway is closed. It ran between Duns near the east coast and St Boswells in the Scottish Borders. The line extended the Dunse Branch (North British Railway) and completed a chain from the 'Waverley Route' to the East Coast Main Line. Today the nearest stations are at Berwick and Dunbar.
Act receives Royal assent for a line from Duns to St Boswells. At both ends the line will connection with the North British Railway.
Line opened from Duns to Earlston. A coach ran from Earlston to St Boswells.
Line extended from Earlston over the Leaderfoot Viaduct to St Boswells (Ravenswood Junction).
North British Railway
Berwickshire Railway absorbed by North British Railway.
St Boswells (Ravenswood Junction) to Duns (excluded) is closed to passengers. The Langton Burn Bridge, between Duns and Greenlaw, is washed away and the track is left hanging, bridging the gap. Due to this flood damage Greenlaw to Duns is closed to all traffic. St Boswells to Reston via Duns ceases to be a through route.
Track at Marchmont lifted.
'Scott Country Tour' visits Greenlaw.
Specials visit Greenlaw.
Ravenswood Junction (excluded) to Greenlaw closed to freight.
These locations are along the line.
This was the junction between the Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway) of 1849 and the Berwickshire Railway of 1865.
This was a two platform station with a passing loop on the single track line. The eastbound platform had the main station building, stone built and of two storeys and typical of the Berwickshire Railway. Over the west end of the station was a road bridge which crossed the west end of the loop.
This was a single platform station to the north of West Gordon, a third of the mile to the north. There was a stone station building, of two storeys, typical of the Berwickshire Railway. The platform was on the south side of the line.
This two platform station was just to the south of the village of Greenlaw. The station had a passing loop on a line which was otherwise single track.
This was a single platform station built for Marchmont House and its estate. The mansion was to the north west of the station, nearly a mile away.
This was a two platform station around half a mile south of the village centre. The station was the terminus of the originally double track Dunse Branch (North British Railway) before it was extended to Ravenswood Junction, north of St Boswells, by the Berwickshire Railway in 1863. (Dunse is the old spelling for Duns.)
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)
St Boswells to Berwick: Via Duns the Berswickshire Railway (Country Railway Routes)