Railways  -  1960

Edinburgh (Princes St)

via Dalry Road, Murrayfield, Craigleith, East Pilton,
 Granton Road and Newhaven to

Leith (North)

 

Train Service from Edinburgh Princes Street station to Leith (North) station  -  1960

 

 Fares for the Train Service from Edinburgh Princes Street station to Leith (North) station  -  1960

 

Season Tickets for the Train Service from Edinburgh Princes Street station to Leith (North) station  -  1960

BRB (Residuary) Ltd, for all three images above.   All are taken from a
 timetable provided by Edward Thomson, Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland

 

The Timetable

Other stations on the line can be seen from the timetable below.

The timetable covers the period 12 September 1960 to 10 June 1961.  The line closed to passengers in 1962.

The fare structure 1n 1960 was rather more complex than the fares on Lothian Buses today  -  1 for any journey, today.

The fare in 1960 from Edinburgh to Leith was 7 old pence - about 0.03 which, allowing for inflation, equates to about 0.47 today.

 

The Route

Edinburgh's Railways  -  The Caledonian Railway from Edinburgh to North Leith bia the northern suburbs of Edinburgh

    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

This route can be seen on the map above.  It is the maroon line that heads NW from the West End of Princes Street, then swings round to head east (parallel to Ferry Road) and through Granton Road station to Leith (North) station.

Granton Road Station

   Granton Road Station  -  1934

Leith (North) station

   Leith North Station  -  1962

 

 

STATIONS mentioned on the EDINBURGH RAILWAYS pages

B

Balerno

Balgreen

Barnton

Berwick

Blackford Hill

Burntisland

C

Canal Street

Canonmills

Corstorphine

Craigleith

Craiglockhart Road

D

Dalkeith

Dalry Road

Davidson's Mains

Duddingston & Craigmillar

E

East Pilton

G

Glasgow

Gorgie

Granton Gas Works

Granton Road

H

Haymarket

L

Leith Central

Leith Citadel

Leith North

Lothian Road

M

Morningside Road

N

Newhaven (Cal)

Newhaven (NB)

Newington

Niddrie

North Bridge

P

Perth

Pinkhill

Portobello

Princes Street

S

Scotland Street

Sheriffhall

St Leonard's

T

Trinity

W

Waverley

Map

 Map of some of Edinburgh's Railways since 1831

 

 

__________________