Apology after trains cancelled

ScotRail has apologised after two services on the new Borders Railway were cancelled due to overcrowding.

Edinburgh UK Sep 09 2015;  Large crowds gather at Newtongrange as the Queen opens the Borders Railway. credit steven scott taylor / J P License
Edinburgh UK Sep 09 2015; Large crowds gather at Newtongrange as the Queen opens the Borders Railway. credit steven scott taylor / J P License

Passenger numbers on the Tweedbank to Edinburgh line have increased during the October holidays, according to the rail franchise.

The trains were cancelled on Wednesday and replaced by a bus service.

Earlier this month the new line was hailed a “soaraway success”, after more than 125,000 journeys were made during its first month.