line from Edinburgh's Princes Street station to Balerno was built by the
Caledonian Railway. The line opened in 1874.
followed the valley of the Water of Leith.
It is now possible to
travel along a cycle track from Fountainbridge, near the centre of
Edinburgh, following first the canal tow-path to Craiglockhart, then the
old track of
the old railway to Balerno.
1: 'Yesterday's Railways: Edinburgh' Publ:
Railway Correspondence and Travel Society ISBN 0 9508595 0 8
mentioned on the