Galabank Junction

Location type


Name and dates

Galabank Junction (2015-)

Station code: National Rail
Opened on the Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway).


This location is north of Stow station. It is the northern end of a double track section which has its southern end at Bowland Junction. From Galabank the line continues as a single track north to Tynehead Junction, a single line on the originally double track line. Galabank Bridge is to the north.

The points - this is not a true junction - were installed as part of the 2015 re-opening. There is only one railway here and there was no junction here on the original line.


Junction points


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

Forgotten Railways: Scotland

Galashiels 1897: Selkirkshire Sheet 08.02 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Selkirkshire)

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

Hawick 1897: Roxburghshire Sheet 25.07 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Roxburghshire)

Hawick to Galashiels: The Waverley Route Including the Selkirk Branch (Scottish Main Lines)

Last Years of the Waverley Route

North British Railway, Vol. 1 (Standard Railway History)

North British Railway, Vol. 2 (Standard Railway History)

On the Waverley Route

Railways Of Scotland 2: The Waverley Route DVD - Cinerail

The Waverley Route Through Time

The Waverley Route: Its Heritage and Revival

The Waverley Route: The Postwar Years

Waverley Route: The battle for the Borders Railway

Waverley Route: The Life, Death and Rebirth of the Borders Railway

Waverley: Portrait of a Famous Route