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Galashiels train station is the penultimate stop on the line from Edinburgh to Tweedbank. This station was closed in 1969 and reopened on a new site in 2015 as part of an initiative to connect more southern Scottish villages and towns to Edinburgh. Services from platform 1 take you to Edinburgh, and from platform 2 you can head directly to Tweedbank. Trains run roughly every 30 minutes in each direction. 

This is an unmanned station, however, purchasing and printing of pre-paid tickets are available via ticket machines at the station. If any assistance is required a help point is located near the platform. The station provides a waiting room, and all departure and arrival information is displayed on electronic screens around the station. Both platforms are connected via a footbridge and disabled access is also available via a ramp. All operations at Galashiels train station are managed by Abellio ScotRail.   

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Galashiels station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
Baby changeUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Assistance is provided by on-train staff for boarding / alighting for passengers already on platform

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access to single platform

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Galashiels

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Galashiels station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to TweedbankScotRail15:18On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail15:33On time
to TweedbankScotRail16:17On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:34On time
to TweedbankScotRail17:17On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail15:17On time
from TweedbankScotRail15:33On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail16:16On time
from TweedbankScotRail16:34On time
from Glenrothes With ThorntonScotRail17:16On time
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