AN additional train service will run on the Borders Railway to help spectators get home from the Melrose Sevens.

The annual tournament is returning to the Greenyards in April.

And organisers have announced "improved transportation" options for fans, thanks to ScotRail and Borders Buses.

A spokesperson said: "To ensure the convenience of spectators, ScotRail will operate an additional train service on Saturday, April 13.

"The train will depart at 7.52pm, following the final game, providing attendees with a hassle-free journey home.

"In addition, Borders Buses will be running the popular 777 bus shuttle service throughout Saturday, aligning with ScotRail's extended train schedule.

"This shuttle service will ferry attendees to and from Tweedbank train station and Melrose, further enhancing accessibility to the event. For detailed train schedules, please visit, and for bus shuttle timings, consult

"Melrose Sevens expresses its gratitude to ScotRail and Borders Buses for their commitment to facilitating smooth travel for attendees.

"With these enhanced transport options, spectators can fully enjoy the excitement of Melrose Sevens without worrying about logistics."