Newington Station

On the former Edinburgh South Suburban Line

The site of Newington Station

2009

Edinburgh South Suburban Line  -  The site of Newington Station, 2009

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Paul Sutherland, Glasgow, Scotland

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Paul Sutherland

Glasgow, Scotland

Thank you to Paul Sutherland who wrote:

Newington Station

"I was passing Newington Station today and thought you might like to see all that's left of it.  Here is a photo that I took of it."

Edinburgh South Suburban Line  -  The site of Newington Station, 2009

 

1966

Here is a view looking down on Newington station in 1966, four years after the Edinburgh South Suburban line closed to passenger traffic:

Edinburgh South Suburban Line  -  Newington Station, 1966

Paul added:

"I think it was 1962 when my entire primary school - Inch (now Liberton) Primary - filed down the steps from Mayfield Gardens on to the station platform before cramming on to the TV Train which took us for a day trip to Pitlochry."

Paul Sutherland, Glasgow, Scotland:  November 2, 2009

TV Excursion Trains

Here is a photograph of a group of children from Leith Walk Primary School, queuing up to catch a TV Excursion Train in 1961.  Please click on the thumbnail image below to read a little about the excursion.

Pupils from Leith Walk Primary school queue up at Abbeyhill station in 1961 to catch the TV Excursion Train around Central Scotland. 

 

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