Edinburgh - Barnton

1894 - 1951

Edinburgh's Railways  -  Edinburgh to Barnton

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The line from Edinburgh Princes Street Station to Barnton was a branch off  the Caledonian railway's circuitous route from Princes Street Station to Leith. 

The line was opened in 1894.  The line ran from Craigleith via Davidson's Mains to Barnton in the western suburbs of Edinburgh.

Caledonian Railway train at Davidson's Mains Station

Davidson's Mains Station

The line closed to passengers in 1951.

1:  'Yesterday's Railways: Edinburgh'  Publ: Railway Correspondence and Travel Society  ISBN 0 9508595 0 8

 

 

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

 

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