A History of Britain’s Railways
ran from Tranent pit to Cockenzie port. The modern line to Cockenzie Powerstation follows a similar but slightly further west alignment.
Port Seton is a port on the south bank of the Firth of Forth.
Tranent is a small East Lothian town which used to have coal mines.
1722, Opened from Tranent pit to Cockenzie port. (Wooden
During the battle of Prestonpans (during Bonnie Prince Charlie's
advance in 1745) this waggonway was involved.
Description of route
From Tranent pit to Cockenzie port.
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