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The station lies south of the A6091 Galashiels to Tweedbank Road, east of the access road to the station car park. The access road leaves the A6091, leading south from a roundabout. There's a vehicle turning circle at the south end of the access road, just beyond the car park entrance.

Entrances and Exits

There's a single step-free entrance from the small forecourt leading east onto the island platform.

Local Road Crossings

The A6091

There's a single-stage crossing about 50 metres east of the access road. This crossing has tactile paving and sounder. The post, with push button and rotating cone is to your right as you cross in either direction.

Local Buses

There's a bus stop with shelter on the east side of the access road, serving buses to Melrose Abbey, Edinburgh, Galashiels, Newstead, Borders General Hospital etc.

Local Features

The Forecourt


There's a paved forecourt to the west of the station. This is an open area with seating and planters. We think the easiest route is via the path along the west side of the forecourt, as you go (north) past the bus shelter, you pass a planter then a bike shelter on your right. If you turn right (east) just before the bike shelter, you can walk straight up the slope onto the island platform.

South Side of Forecourt, Going East

There's a path leading east between the car park and the station building. Note that this building is not for public use.

  planter (about ten metres long) on left, followed by gap
14 accessible parking bays on right, station building on left
gate leading left, not for public use
access to staff parking, on left, tactile paving before and after
building resumes
2 electric vehicle charge points, on right
path leads right (south) then left again (east)
fence across end

West Side of Forecourt, Going North

Left-Hand, West Side
  access road on left
planted area
bus stop sign
lamp post
bus shelter
lamp post
planted area
raised planter
pavement continues to roundabout
Right Hand, East Side
  raised planter
gap to forecourt
raised planter
station entrance, four bollards across
bike shelter

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