Transport Scotland

Transport Scotland

The national transport agency for Scotland, is responsible for delivering the Borders Railway project in partnership with Network Rail and the relevant local authorities. Transport Scotland works on behalf of the Scottish Government to deliver the Borders Railway Project as ratified by the Waverley Railway (Scotland) Act 2006

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Midlothian Council

Midlothian Council

A key partner in the delivery of the Borders Railway project. The Council has played a major role in the development of the project to date. The Council will have a central role in the delivery of the project from the Edinburgh City by-pass through to Falahill. Communities along the route which will benefit from the project include Eskbank, Newtongrange and Gorebridge which will all have new stations. The project will also include a new station at Shawfair, which is a key component for the delivery of the development of new housing and employment in Edinburgh.

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Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Borders Council

The Scottish Borders Council recognises the importance of the project to the Borders economy and local communities along the route. The Council has played a leading role in the creation of the Borders Railway project. Scottish Borders, City of Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils will make a joint funding contribution towards construction, capped to £30m at 2012 prices. Major new stations at Stow, Galashiels and Tweedbank will bring significant benefits to many in the Scottish Borders Council area.

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Edinburgh City Council

Edinburgh City Council

The City of Edinburgh Council is one of the major partners in the Borders Railway project. The Council is responsible for facilitating the delivery of the project from Newcraighall to the Edinburgh bypass. The Borders Railway service will build on the successful Edinburgh Crossrail service established in 2002.

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ScotRail

ScotRail

ScotRail will be responsible for all passenger trains and stations on the Borders Railway. The train operator runs 95% of all rail services in Scotland, and has a workforce of almost 5,000 staff, many of whom will work on the new Borders line.

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BAM Nuttall

BAM Nuttall

BAM Nuttall is the principal contractor for the construction of the Borders Railway line. They have considerable experience in delivering complex, large scale construction projects, including rail.

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