Brunstane
National Rail
Brunstane railway station in 2008.jpg
General information
LocationBrunstane, City of Edinburgh
Scotland
Coordinates55°56′31″N 3°06′03″W / 55.9420651°N 3.1008498°W / 55.9420651; -3.1008498Coordinates: 55°56′31″N 3°06′03″W / 55.9420651°N 3.1008498°W / 55.9420651; -3.1008498
Grid referenceNT313726
Owned byNetwork Rail
Managed byScotRail
Platforms1
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeBSU
History
Original companyRailtrack
Key dates
3 June 2002Opened
Passengers
2016/17Decrease 0.162 million
2017/18Increase 0.177 million
2018/19Increase 0.178 million
2019/20Decrease 0.172 million
2020/21Decrease 30,258
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Brunstane is a railway station on the Borders Railway, which runs between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank. The station, situated 3 miles 72 chains (6 km) south-east of Edinburgh Waverley, serves the suburbs of Brunstane and Portobello in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is owned by Network Rail and managed by ScotRail.

History

The station was opened by Railtrack on 3 June 2002, as part of the Edinburgh Crossrail.

Following the opening of the Borders Railway on 6 September 2015, the line was extended 30 miles 60 chains (49 km) south-east from Newcraighall towards Galashiels and Tweedbank.

Services

Borders Railway
(including Edinburgh Crossrail)
Edinburgh Park Edinburgh Trams
South Gyle
Haymarket
Edinburgh Waverley Edinburgh Trams
Brunstane
Newcraighall
Shawfair
Eskbank
Newtongrange
Gorebridge
Stow
Galashiels
Tweedbank

As of the May 2021 timetable change, the station is served by an hourly service between Edinburgh Waverley and Tweedbank, with a half-hourly service operating at peak times (Monday to Saturday). Some peak time trains continue to Glenrothes with Thornton. All services are operated by ScotRail.[1]

Rolling stock used: Class 158 Express Sprinter and Class 170 Turbostar

References

  1. ^ "Train times: Edinburgh – Newcraighall – Tweedbank / Dùn Èideann – Talla na Creige Nuadh – Bruach Thuaidh" (PDF). Abellio ScotRail. 16 May 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 June 2021. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
Preceding station
National Rail
National Rail
Following station
Edinburgh Waverley   ScotRail
Borders Railway
  Newcraighall
  Historical railways  
Edinburgh Waverley   ScotRail
Edinburgh Crossrail
  Newcraighall