Commuters to Edinburgh face disruption after bus crash on railway line

Travel from the Borders is expected to be disrupted this morning following a bus which crashed on to a railway.

Monday, 9th December 2019, 7:03 am
Updated Monday, 9th December 2019, 7:12 am

The BBC reported that the single decker vehicle crashed through the railings and on to the track at Galashiels around 8pm last night.

Following the crash, the train line between Tweedbank and Galashiels was closed for several hours, with replacement buses in place.

While the line has now reopened, ScotRail have advised that they expect disruption until 9am today.

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The 6:28am and 7:26am services from Tweedbank to Edinburgh were cancelled this morning

Valid rail tickets and Smartcards are being accepted on the following bus services until 9am:

Borders Buses - All stations between Tweedbank and Edinburgh

Lothian Buses - All stations between Gorebridge and Edinburgh.

The incident happened around 8pm last night

In addition to this two coaches will leave Tweedbank for Edinburgh at 7:26am to replace the cancelled service.

A bus crashed on to the railway and services were cancelled last night