Location type


Name and dates

Shawfair (2015-)

Station code: National Rail ScotRail
Where: Midlothian, Scotland
Opened on the Borders Railway (Network Rail).
Opened on the Millerhill Deviation (Network Rail).


This is a two platform station on the Millerhill Deviation (Network Rail), a new section of line required for the re-opening of the railway between Edinburgh (Newcraighall) and Tweedbank, south of Galashiels.

It is located on a passing loop which starts at Newcraighall South Junction (formerly Millerhill Yard Down Secondary Sorting Sidings). This location is just south of Newcraighall North Junction and Newcraighall station. The loop runs south to Kings Gate Points close to the site of Sheriffhall [2nd] via the station.

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




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.