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COVID-19: SERVICE CHANGES

20th Mar onwards

During these uncertain times we will regularly be amending bus times to meet the change in demand.

The A7 north of Galashiels is scheduled to close for patching and resurfacing work for 7 working days between 0900 – 1700 as follows.

28th Sep - 6th Oct

Monday 28 September – Friday 2 October and Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 October inclusive.

Out with these times and over the weekend between the closure, the road will be open albeit a temporary surface with potential raised ironworks in place.

During the closure, service X95 northbound will divert from High street to Clovenfords on the A72 then via the B710 to Bowland to re-join normal route to Stow/Edinburgh.
Southbound services will follow the above diversion route in reverse.
All stops between Bridge place and Bowland will not be served during the closure.

All bus stops on this diversion route will be observed.

For information regarding other service please visit the website www.bordersbuses.co.uk

No service to Bowsden on the 464

19th Sep onwards

There is no service to Bowsden on the 464 because of roadworks. We are only able to serve the road end.

No service at Bowsden, Black Bull

19th Sep onwards

There is no service from Bowsden, Black Bull because of roadworks.

Diversion on the 253

14th Sep onwards

ROAD CLOSURE - JEWEL EDINBURGH from 17th August for 9 weeks

Please note due to the above closure we have diverted our 253 service.

We will serve Asda, but will turn around and come back out onto the Jewel Roundabout before heading up Milton Link onto Milton Road.


We apologise for this inconvenience which is out with our control.

Our 253 Service will be unable to serve any stops along Willowbrae (Southbound Only)

3rd Sep - 15th Oct

Our 253 Service will be unable to serve any stops along Willowbrae (Southbound Only) due to a diversion in place for road works at Jocks Lodge, the service will rejoin the road at Tescos Express. This diversion will be in place for 6 weeks. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

We have altered some timings on our 67 Timetable from Monday 31st August - Kelso to Galashiels

31st Aug onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 67

We have altered some timings on our 67 Timetable from Monday 31st August - Kelso to Galashiels to allow for connections to the X95 service at Galashiels Transport Interchange . We advise passengers using this route to check out our online timetable on the app or website, which will be updated soon.

To accommodate and reflect customer demands the following timetable changes are being implemented from Monday 24 August 2020 as follows.

24th Aug onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • H1

Withdrawn H1 journey’s

0715 – 0809 H1 Monday to Friday withdrawn (Mart street – Burnfoot – SBH – Mart street - Stirches – Mart street)
1548 – 1609 H1 Monday to Friday withdrawn (Mart street – Stirches – Mart street)
1848 – 1909 H1 Monday to Friday withdrawn (Mart street – Stirches – Mart street)

Additional H1 journeys.

0745 – 0815 (School days only) Mart street – Burnfoot – Mart street
1615 – 1648 (Monday to Friday) Mart street – Burnfoot – SBH – Mart street

To accommodate and reflect customer demands the following timetable changes are being implemented from Monday 24 August 2020 as follows.

24th Aug onwards

Additional journeys Monday to Friday

0725 – 0758 Gorebridge to Tesco
0800 – 0822 Tesco to Gorebridge

Bus Stop not in use due to road Closure

13th Jul onwards

Please note that due to a road closure, the Eildon Road End Bus stops in Newtown St Boswells cannot be served between 9am - 4pm. The nearest Bus stops are outside SBC Head quarters.