Newtongrange railway station

Newtongrange railway station is part of the Borders Railway, the reopened section of the Waverley Route between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank, just beyond Galashiels. The new station is on a site south of the original station. There are half-hourly services (hourly on Sundays) from this stop to Tweedbank and Edinburgh. This station serves the town of Newtongrange, Midlothian, Scotland.

Local authorityMidlothian
Coordinates55.8671°N 3.0688°W / 55.8671; -3.0688
Grid referenceNT331642
Station codeNEG
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2015/16 86,398
2016/17 0.142 million
2017/18 0.157 million
1 January 1908[1]Opened
6 January 1969Closed
6 September 2015Reopened on New Site[2]
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Newtongrange from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

The station was previously closed (along with the Waverley Route) in 1969. The station reopened on 6 September 2015.[3] On 9 September 2015 the Queen and Prince Philip stopped off in Newtongrange station to unveil a plaque.[4] The new construction work was undertaken by BAM Nuttall.

The station also directly serves the National Mining Museum Scotland.


  1. "Borders to Edinburgh railway opens as longest line in UK in a century". BBC News. 6 September 2015.
  2. "The Queen delights well-wishers in Newtongrange". BBC. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
Preceding station National Rail Following station
Eskbank   Abellio ScotRail
Borders Railway
  Historical railways  
Line open, station closed
  North British Railway
Waverley Route
Line and station open

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