Network Rail has confirmed the opening date for the new East Linton train station.
The rail service provider confirmed that the new £15m facility is in the final stages of testing and commissioning.
Trains are scheduled to call at the new station from Wednesday, December 13.
Sitting on the East Coast Main Line, the new station has two platforms, 114 car parking spaces, including blue badge priority parking, and 18 electric vehicle charging points.
The station is fully accessible with lifts and a footbridge connection the platforms for pedestrians and cyclists.
Commuters will be able to connect into Edinburgh Waverley, with direct access to the East Coast Main Line also available for services to Dunbar and Newcastle.
Alex Hynes, Managing Director of Scotland’s Railway, said: “We are incredibly excited that the construction of East Linton station is now complete and, in a matter of a few weeks, passengers will be able to board a train at East Linton for the first time in 59 years.
“The project team has worked hard to deliver this new station, which will expand the rail network and connect Scotland’s Railway to new communities.”
Transport minister, Fiona Hyslop, echoed Mr Hynes sentiments, saying: “It is fantastic news that, in less than a month, rail services will call at East Linton station for the first time in almost six decades.
“This is clear evidence of this Scottish Government’s commitment to investing in rail, as well as encouraging modal shift from car to public transport as we seek to build a greener future as part of our ambitious Net Zero targets.”
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