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Berwick-Upon-Tweed to Edinburgh

Disruptions affecting this line

North Bridge, Edinburgh - Part Closure.

22nd Dec 2021 - 31st Mar 2023

Due to works being carried out on North Bridge, Edinburgh from 13 November 2021 please note that there will be a diversion in place for services 51, X62 and X95 heading into Edinburgh. We will be operating normal route out of Edinburgh. During the Part closure, which is expected to be in place for approximately 9 months these services will stop on Chambers St, The Mound george street on the diverted route. New timetables for these services are available to download on our website or you can plan your journey from the Borders Buses app. Please also note that the X95 and X62 will now depart and terminate from Edinburgh Bus Station whilst service 51 will continue to serve Waterloo Place.

Commercial road Hawick.

14th Apr 2022 - 30th Oct 2022

Services H1, H2 and X95 will operate from Albert Bridge, Wilton Path, Princes street and Dovemount place for Mart street. This results in Sainsbury’s not being served during this closure. We apologise for this inconvenience which is out with our control. For information regarding other service please visit the website bordersbuses.co.uk or download our app. We will post regular updates on social media.

Diversion on the 253 - Waterloo Place

2nd Jun 2022 onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 253

253 will divert via Waterloo Place travelling into and out of Edinburgh until further notice due to major delays caused by traffic on London Road and York Place.

09:30 X95 to Carlisle delayed due to bus issue

6th Aug 2022

09:30 X95 to Carlisle delayed due to bus issue

Service X62

6th Aug 2022

Hello. Service X62 from Galashiels at 14:25 to Peebles 15:10 will not run due to short staff. Also, service x62 from Peebles at 15:12 to Galashiels 15:57 will not run due to above. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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Service 253Service 253Service 253Service 253Service 253
Edinburgh Bus Station, Stance 8 09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00 17:30
Duddingston Gardens 09:12 11:12 13:12 15:12 17:42
Milton Link 09:20 11:20 13:20 15:20 17:50
Gateside Commerce Park 09:39 11:39 13:39 15:39 18:09
Market Street 09:44 11:44 13:44 15:44 18:14
Market Street 09:44 11:44 13:44 15:44 18:14
East Linton 09:56 11:56 13:56 15:56 18:26
Dunbar, High St 10:10 12:10 14:10 16:10 18:40
ASDA 10:15 12:15 14:15 16:15 18:45
Innerwick 12:24 14:24 16:24 18:54
Cockburnspath 10:25 12:34 14:34 16:34 19:04
Gransthouse, Opp Bus Shelter on Main Street 10:30 12:42 14:42 16:42 19:12
Gransthouse, Opp Bus Shelter on Main Street 10:30 12:42 14:42 16:42 19:12
Reston Station 12:51 14:51 16:51 19:21
Bank 12:56 14:56 16:56 19:26
Linkim Court 10:48 13:04 15:04 17:04 19:34
Eyemouth, High Street 10:51 13:07 15:07 17:07 19:37
High School 10:53 13:09 15:09 17:09 19:39
Burnmouth 10:58 13:14 15:14 17:14 19:44
Railway station forecourt 11:10 13:26 15:26 17:26 19:56

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