Location type


Name and dates

Eskbank (2015-)

Station code: National Rail ScotRail
Where: Midlothian, Scotland
Opened on the Borders Railway (Network Rail).
Opened on the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway.


This is a single platform station.

It is on the site of Hardengreen Yard and immediately south of Hardengreen Junction and Eskbank and Dalkeith.

The line is supported and promoted by the Borders Railway Community Rail Partnership .


The site of Newbattle Abbey is a mile to the east.



External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67

Chronology Dates

06/09/2015Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)Millerhill Deviation (Network Rail)
Newcraighall North Junction to Tweedbank opened to passengers with stations at Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Stow, Galashiels and Tweedbank. Newcraighall Junction renamed Newcraighall North Junction.

News items

04/01/2023Forgotten station near Edinburgh built by aristocrat you can see still signs of today [Edinburgh Live]
04/10/2021Police probe launched after thief manages to steal train keys from Scots station [Daily Record]
09/09/2020Has the Borders Railway delivered for Midlothian? [Midlothian Advertiser]


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

Galashiels to Edinburgh: Including the Lauder and Dalkeith Branches - the Waverley Route (Scml)

Origins of the Scottish Railway System 1722-1844

Waverley: Portrait of a Famous Route