Edinburgh Transport - Railways
Granton Road Station
Near Granton Road Station - 1962 Railtour
Reproduced with acknowledgement
to Alistair MacBeath, Granton, Edinburgh
Photographer not known
Near Granton Road Station
Thank you to
Alistair MacBeath, Granton, Edinburgh for allowing me to reproduce this
photograph of a train on the Caledonian line near Granton Road station.
appears to be heading west, having just passed through Granton Road
Station. The roof of the station building can be seen on the eastern
side of Granton road at the top of this photo.
in the top left corner of this photo is part of a row of shops that now
includes an ice cream shop.
privately-taken photo that I purchased recently is one of my favourite
There is no photographer identified.
The sign above the buffer on the left-hand
side of the photo reads: 'J36 Rail Tour'.
This is the caption on the photo:"
Ex-LNER J36 0-6-0, NO 65345
staging a Run-Past at Granton Road
on the Railway Society of Scotland
J36 Rail Tour, 27 August 1962"
"I doubt people would be allowed to get so
close to a passing engine these days!"
MacBeath: February 16+17, 2010
If you know who might have taken this photo,
or if you recognise any of the men beside the track in this photo,
please email me.
Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh: August 18, 2010