Borders to Edinburgh railway: Galashiels transport interchange work starts [BBC News]





Date: 13/06/2014

Construction work is starting on a £5.2m transport interchange in Galashiels as part of the Borders to Edinburgh railway project. It is being delivered by Scottish Borders Council's development partner Hub South East Scotland and its contractor Morrison Construction. The project has been backed by the European Regional Development Fund. It will help to connect the railway with a new bus station and pedestrian access to the town centre.


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Construction work begins on a £5.2m transport interchange in Galashiels as part of the Borders to Edinburgh railway project.

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View south from the new Galashiels station (X on plan) across the A7 Ladhope Vale on 18 September 2013. Stirling Street skirts the north side of the bus station immediately beyond the wooden fence. The plan shows the new Galashiels Interchange with Stirling Street rerouted. [Courtesy Scottish Borders Council]. Work is due to begin in October.
Location: Galashiels
Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
18/09/2013 John Furnevel
Changes to the Galashiels road layout in March 2014 to make way for the new interchange [see image 44638]. View north with the station site on the east side of Ladhope Vale alongside the pedestrian crossing in the right background. To the left is the rerouted Stirling Street, now running through the centre of the former bus station.
Location: Galashiels
Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
31/03/2014 John Furnevel