Princes Street Station

1870 - 1965

Edinburgh Stations  -  Princes Street Station

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Opening

The Caledonia Railway opened Princes Street station in 1870.    2

The railway introduced services to:

1874:  Balerno  (This line followed the valley of the Water of Leith)

1879:  Leith   (via Newhaven, Granton Road, Craigleith)

   Caledonian Railway train at Davidson's Mains Station

Davidson's Mains Station

The Caledonian Hotel, immediately above Princes Street Station at the West End of Princes Street was opened in December 1903, a year after the North British Railway opened their hotel at the East End of Princes Street.

Closure

Princes Street Station closed in September 1965    1

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

2.  Edinburgh Transport -  The Early Years  [DGL Hunter]

 

 

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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