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Waverley Railway (Scotland) Act 2006

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SCHEDULE 1Railway works

(introduced by section 2)

In the local government areas of Midlothian and Scottish Borders a railway from the Millerhill Marshalling Yard in Midlothian to Tweedbank in Scottish Borders substantially following the route of the former Waverley railway, including stations at Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange, Gorebridge, Stow, Galashiels and Tweedbank, and comprising—

In the local government area of Midlothian—

Railway between the Millerhill Marshalling Yard and Old Dalkeith Road—

  • Work No. 1—A railway (3,600 metres in length) commencing by joining the Niddrie North Junction-Bilston Glen line (Edinburgh CrossailRail to Newcraighall) at a point in the Millerhill Marshalling Yard 7 metres south-west of the south-western corner of the bridge carrying Whitehall Road over the northern rail entrance to the Millerhill Marshalling Yard and terminating at a point 50 metres north of the bridge carrying Old Dalkeith Road (A68) over the Penicuik-Musselburgh Foot & Cycleway. Work No. 1 includes a bridge under the City of Edinburgh Bypass (A720) and a culvert to carry Dean Burn under the intended railway. Work No. 1 includes a station at Shawfair.

  • Work No. 1A—A bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1) to provide access for the proposed Shawfair development.

  • Work No. 1B—An access road commencing by a junction with Work No. 1C at a point 117 metres south-west of the entrance to the CPL Distribution Depot on the unnamed road forming the western continuation of Newton Church Road and terminating at that entrance.

  • Work No. 1C—A realignment of the unnamed road forming the western continuation of Newton Church Road and of Newton Church Road commencing at a point in that unnamed road 190 metres south-west of the entrance to the CPL Distribution Depot on the unnamed road, passing over the intended railway (Work No. 1) and terminating at a point 195 metres north-east of the north-eastern corner of Hope Cottage. Work No. 1C includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1).

  • Work No. 1D—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 1C at a point 200 metres north-east of the north-eastern corner of Hope Cottage and terminating by a junction with Newton Church Road at a point 110 metres north-east of the north-eastern corner of Hope Cottage.

  • Work No. 1E—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1) to provide access for the proposed station at Shawfair.

  • Work No. 1F—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1) at Longthorn between the junction of Newton Village with Newton Church Road and a point 105 metres south-east of the south-eastern corner of Hope Cottage.

  • Work No. 1G—A road commencing by a junction with Millerhill Road (A6106) and the commencement of Work No. 1J, at a point 222 metres west of the roundabout at the junction of that road and Old Craighall Road (B6415), passing over the intended railway (Work No. 1) and terminating at a point 253 metres north of that roundabout. Work No. 1G includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1).

  • Work No. 1H—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 1G at a point 235 metres north of the roundabout at the junction of Millerhill Road (A6106) and Old Craighall Road (B6415) and terminating by a junction with Old Craighall Road at a point 160 metres north-east of that roundabout.

  • Work No. 1J—A realignment of Millerhill Road (A6106) commencing by a junction with that road at the commencement of Work No. 1G and terminating by a junction with Millerhill Road at a point 215 metres south of the access road leading to Sheriffhall Mains.

  • Work No. 1K—A road commencing by a junction with the access road leading to Sheriffhall Mains at a point 340 metres south of the roundabout at the junction of Millerhill Road (A6106) and Old Craighall Road (B6415) and terminating by a junction with Work No. 1J at a point 282 metres south-west of that roundabout. Work No. 1K includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 1).

Railway between Old Dalkeith Road and the Butlerfield Industrial Estate—

  • Work No. 2—A railway (4,800 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 1 at its termination, passing in part over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 68 metres north of the northern side of Brewer’s Bush Bridge carrying New Hunterfield (B704) over the intended railway. Work No. 2 includes the strengthening of Glenesk Viaduct carrying the intended railway over the river North Esk; the removal of the existing footbridge at the former Eskbank Station; the reconstruction of Hardengreen Farm Bridge carrying the track to that farm over the intended railway; a viaduct carrying the intended railway over Murderdean Road (A7) and the B6392 road at Hardengreen Junction and the strengthening of Newbattle Viaduct carrying the intended railway over the river South Esk. Work No. 2 includes stations at Eskbank and Newtongrange.

  • Work No. 2A—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 2) to provide access to the proposed station at Eskbank.

  • Work No. 2B—An access road commencing by a junction with the private service road off the Tesco car park at a point 40 metres south-east of the entrance to the Tesco Petrol Station at Hardengreen and terminating in the proposed station car park at Eskbank at a point 197 metres east of that entrance.

  • Work No. 2C—A road commencing by a junction with the access road (Work No. 2B) at a point 75 metres south-east of the entrance to the Tesco Petrol Station at Hardengreen and terminating at the goods entrance to Tesco at a point 75 metres east of that entrance.

  • Work No. 2D—A road commencing by a junction with the access road (Work No. 2B) at a point 142 metres south-east of the entrance to the Tesco Petrol Station at Hardengreen and terminating at the entrance to K&I Coachworks at a point 140 metres south-east of that entrance.

  • Work No. 2E—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 2) at Newtongrange between Redwood Walk and Station Road.

  • Work No. 2F—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 2) at Deanpark between New Star Bank and Station Road.

Railway between Butlerfield Industrial Estate and Borthwick Mains Cottages—

  • Work No. 3—A railway (5,900 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 2 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 70 metres east of the eastern side of Thorniehill Bridge carrying Castle Road over the intended railway. Work No. 3 includes a viaduct carrying the intended railway over the A7 road at Gore Glen Country Park; the removal of Harvieston South Footbridge at the former Fushiebridge station; a station at Gorebridge; and an overbridge at Catcune Farm.

  • Work No. 3A—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 3) at Gore Glen Country Park (west) between the Country Park’s existing footpath network and the Country Park’s car park adjacent to the A7 road.

  • Work No. 3B—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 3) at Gore Glen Country Park (east) to carry the path between the Country Park’s existing footpath network and Millbank House over Work No. 3.

  • Work No. 3C—A railway (346 metres in length), forming a turnback siding at Gorebridge, commencing at a point 322 metres south-east of the south-eastern corner of Millbank House and terminating by a junction with the intended railway (Work No. 3) at a point 230 metres west of the bridge carrying Main Street/Station Road over Work No. 3.

  • Work No. 3D—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 3) at Gorebridge to carry the path between Robertson’s Bank and Vogrie Road over Work No. 3.

In the local government areas of Midlothian and Scottish Borders—

Railway between Borthwick Mains Cottages and Cowbraehill—

  • Work No. 4—A railway (5,100 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 3 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 267 metres south-east of the junction of the track leading to Steading Cottage/Cowbraehill with the B6367 road. Work No. 4 includes the reconstruction of the Halflaw Kiln Overbridge, the Halflaw Bow’s Overbridge and the bridge carrying the track between the B6367 road and Halflaw Kiln over the intended railway; and the removal of the existing Willow Burn Bridge.

Railway between Cowbraehill and Stagebank—

  • Work No. 5—A railway (5,000 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 4 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 150 metres south-east of the former Stagebank level crossing. Work No. 5 includes the replacement of the decking of the unnamed culverts carrying Cakemuir Burn and Gala Water under the intended railway; the reconstruction of Shoestanes Overbridge over the intended railway; and the replacement of the decking of Heriot Station culvert carrying Gala Water and Shoestanes culvert carrying Shoestanes Burn under the intended railway.

In the local government area of Scottish Borders—

  • Work No. 5A—A realignment of the A7 road commencing at a point in that road 120 metres north of the existing junction of the private road leading to Falahill Farm with the A7 road and terminating at a point in the A7 road adjacent to No. 6 Falahill Cottages. Work No. 5A includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 5).

  • Work No. 5B—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 5A at a point 70 metres south of the existing junction of the private road leading to Falahill Farm with the A7 road and terminating by a junction with that private road at a point 120 metres south-west of that existing road junction.

  • Work No. 5C—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 5) at the former Heriot Station to replace the length of Heriot Way between points E3 and E4.

  • Work No. 5D—A road commencing by a junction with the B709 road at a point 120 metres south of the existing junction of Old Stage Road (C11) with the B709 and terminating by a junction with the A7 road at a point 233 metres north-east of that existing road junction. Work No. 5D includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 5) and earthworks for a visibility splay at its junction with the A7 road. Work No. 5D also includes a diversion of Gala Water from its existing course between points E7, E8 and E10 to a new course between points E7, E9 and E10.

  • Work No. 5E—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 5D at a point 33 metres north of the existing junction of Old Stage Road (C11) with the B709 road and terminating by a junction with the B709 75 metres north-west of that existing road junction.

  • Work No. 5F—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 5D at a point 40 metres south of the existing junction of Old Stage Road (C11) with the B709 road and terminating by a junction with Old Stage Road 130 metres south-east of that road junction.

  • Work No. 5G—An improvement of the Hangingshaw branch of the C11 road between a point 112 metres south of the junction of that branch road with the A7 road and the junction with Old Stage Road (C11). Work No. 5G includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 5).

Railway between Stagebank and Hazelbank Quarry—

  • Work No. 6—A railway (3,300 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 5 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 63 metres south of the bridge carrying the former railway over Gala Water. Work No. 6 includes the replacement of the decking of Hangingshaw Cattle Creep under the intended railway and of Little Gala, Crookston Mill, Hollowshank and Bower bridges carrying the intended railway over Gala Water.

Railway between Hazelbank Quarry and Stow—

  • Work No. 7—A railway (7,000 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 6 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 158 metres north-west of the bridge carrying Station Road over the former railway at Stow. Work No. 7 includes a new culvert with track at Fountainhall to carry Still Burn under the intended railway; the reconstruction of Plenploth North, Torquhan South and Watherston bridges to carry the intended railway over Gala Water; the replacement of the decking of the culvert carrying a cattle creep and drain under the railway at Pirn and the culvert carrying Dean Burn under the railway at Watherston; the reconstruction of Craigbank Cattle Creep and of Watherston Dry Underbridge carrying the intended railway over the access track between the A7 road and Watherston Farm at The Craigs Wood; and the replacement of the decking of the bridge to carry the intended railway over Gala Water at Galabank.

  • Work No. 7A—A road commencing by a junction with the Fountainhall branch of the C11 road at a point 210 metres north-west of the junction of that branch road with Old Stage Road (C11) and terminating by a junction with the A7 road at a point 86 metres north-west of the junction of the Fountainhall branch of the C11 with the A7 road. Work No. 7A includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 7) and earthworks for a visibility splay at its junction with the A7.

  • Work No. 7B—An access road commencing by a junction with Work No. 7A at a point 100 metres south-west of the junction of the Fountainhall branch of the C11 with the A7 road and terminating by a junction with the private road leading to Allanshaugh at a point 187 metres north-east of the junction of that road with Old Stage Road (C11).

Railway between Stow and Bowland Bridge—

  • Work No. 8—A railway (5,400 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 7 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway, through the existing Bowshank Tunnel and terminating at a point 216 metres south-east of the bridge (Bowland Bridge) carrying the former railway over the Caddonfoot to Bowland road (B710). Work No. 8 includes a station at Stow; the replacement of the decking of the bridges carrying the intended railway over Lugate Water and Ferniehirst Dry; the replacement of the decking of Ferniehirst Water and Bowshank South bridges carrying the intended railway over Gala Water and the bridge (Bowland Bridge) carrying the intended railway over the Caddonfoot to Bowland road (B710); the replacement of the decking of the sheep and cattle creeps under the intended railway at Lugate Dry, Ferniehirst Dry and Bow Bridge; the improvement of Bowshank Tunnel; and the removal of Bowshank Farm Bridge over the intended railway.

  • Work No. 8A—A realignment of the Bow branch of the C11 road between a point 130 metres south-west of the junction of that branch road with the A7 road and a point 130 metres north-east of the junction of that branch road with Old Stage Road (C11). Work No. 8A includes a bridge under the intended railway (Work No. 8).

  • Work No. 8B—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 8) to provide access to the station at Stow.

Railway between Bowland Bridge and Torwoodlee—

  • Work No. 9—A railway (3,300 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 8 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway, through the existing Torwoodlee Tunnel and terminating at a point 80 metres south of the southern portal of the Torwoodlee Tunnel. Work No. 9 includes the replacement of the decking of Whitelee Culvert carrying Halk Burn under the intended railway; the replacement of the decking of Whin Underbridge carrying the intended railway over Gala Water at Robin’s Knowe; the replacement of the decking of Torwoodlee Cattle Creep under the intended railway; and a bridge (Torwoodlee Water Underbridge) to carry the intended railway over Gala Water at Torwoodlee.

Railway between Torwoodlee and Tweedbank—

  • Work No. 10—A railway (5,780 metres in length) commencing by a junction with Work No. 9 at its termination, passing over the course of the former Waverley railway and terminating at a point 35 metres north of the junction of the Tweedbank Industrial Estate Road with Tweedbank Drive. Work No. 10 includes bridges to carry the intended railway over Gala Water at Torwoodlee and over Wheatlands Road (DG108); the reconstruction of the bridge carrying the intended railway over Gala Water adjacent to Plumtreehall Brae (DG84); a station at Galashiels; the removal of the existing Station Brae Bridge; bridges to carry the intended railway over the Langhaugh Industrial Estate Road (DG125/2), the access road (Work No. 10H), Glenfield Road West (DG39) and the path between Glenfield Road East and Huddersfield Street; a bridge to carry Winston Road over the intended railway; and a station at Tweedbank.

  • Work No. 10A—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 10) to replace the length of Plumtreehall Brae (DG84) between a point 75 metres south-west of the junction of that road with Magdala Terrace (A7) and a point 95 metres south of that road junction.

  • Work No. 10B—A reconstruction of the bridge carrying Plumtreehall Brae (DG84) over Gala Water north-east of the junction with King Street (A72).

  • Work No. 10C—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 10) to replace the length of the unnamed road between High Buckholmside (A7) and Low Buckholmside (DG68) between a point 50 metres south of the junction of that unnamed road with High Buckholmside and a point 8 metres north of the junction of the unnamed road with Low Buckholmside.

  • Work No. 10D—A road commencing by a junction with Work No. 10E at a point 75 metres east of the junction of Station Brae (B6374) with Market Street (A7) and terminating by a junction with Station Brae at a point 30 metres north-west of the junction of that road with High Road (B6452). Work No. 10D includes a bridge over the intended railway (Work No. 10).

  • Work No. 10E—A road commencing in Currie Road (DG125/2) at a point 60 metres east of its junction with Ladhope Vale (A7) and terminating by a junction with Currie Road (DG125/2) at a point 40 metres north-west of the junction with Currie Road of the entrance to the Health Centre and public car park.

  • Work No. 10F—An access road commencing at the junction of Station Brae (B6374) with Market Street (A7) and terminating at the entrance to the car park adjoining Our Lady and St Andrew Church.

  • Work No. 10G—An access road commencing by a junction with Work No. 10F at a point 12 metres north-east of the junction of Station Brae (B6374) with Market Street (A7) and terminating at the entrance to the car park adjoining Anderson’s Chambers.

  • Work No. 10H—An access road commencing by a junction with Glenfield Road West (DG39) at a point 180 metres south-east of the junction of the Langhaugh Industrial Estate Road (DG125/2) with Currie Road (DG125/2) and terminating at a point 190 metres south-east of that road junction.

  • Work No. 10J—A footbridge over the intended railway (Work No. 10) to replace a length of the path between Dale Street (DG15) and Langlee Drive (DG60).

  • Work No. 10K—An access road commencing at a point in the proposed station car park at Tweedbank 65 metres north of the existing junction of the Tweedbank Industrial Estate Road with Tweedbank Drive and terminating at a point 12 metres south of that existing road junction.

  • Work No. 10L—An improvement of Tweedbank Drive between a point in that road 25 metres north-west of the existing junction of the Tweedbank Industrial Estate Road with Tweedbank Drive and a point in Tweedbank Drive 40 metres south-east of that existing road junction.

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