Corstorphine Branch (North British Railway)

Introduction

This line is closed.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Balgreen tram stop occupies the exact location of Balgreen Halt, hard by the main line near Haymarket West Junction. The morning LNER Aberdeen to ...
David Panton 16/07/2018
A train for Glasgow via Cumbernauld passes Haymarket West Junction (and Balgreen tramstop) on 13 April 2019. ...
David Panton 13/04/2019
First class decadence - all before 10am on a Sunday! 'The Cathedrals Express' passes Haymarket West Junction on a trip from Edinburgh to Fife.
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Martin MacGuire 20/05/2018
Grab shot of a Fife Circle loco-hauled stock on the Sub at Gorgie. The train is standing at a signal awaiting access to the main line at Haymarket ...
John Yellowlees 05/10/2016
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The Corstorphine Branch curved off the main line at Haymarket West Junction and in 1934 Balgreen Halt was added here, just past the junction, when the ...
David Panton 12/01/2019
Totem from the former Balgreen Halt station, closed January 1968. ...
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Tamper working on the Edinburgh tram route near Balgreen Road, seen from a passing train on 9 July. ...
Bill Roberton 09/07/2013
Class A2 60532 'Blue Peter' passing Balgreen Halt on the main line with a car carrying train in August 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith 14/08/1961
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This was a two platform station. There was a waiting room on the eastbound platform and a booking office on the overbridge to the west on Traquair Park East. There was no goods yard. There was a signal box briefly, it closed in 1906.
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We obviously wouldn't want anything nasty to happen to a cyclist, but these notices are a bit redundant as there is a sturdy fence along this ...
David Panton 31/07/2018
Past ages may have taken a more cavalier attitude to health and safety, but railways seem to have been liberally supplied with refuges, like this one ...
David Panton 31/07/2019
Even the most unobservant passer-by must recognise this as a former station. 'Alight here for Zoological Park' said the sign here at Pinkhill. With a ...
David Panton 11/03/2019
Walking the dog, Pinkhill, May 2011. Photographed from under the rebuilt road bridge above which stands the old station booking office 34358 . The ...
John Furnevel 31/05/2011
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This was a two platform terminus approached from the east. The station building was at the buffer end of the station. There were two carriage sidings to the south and a three siding goods yard to the north. A signal box was at the east end on the south side of the station throat.
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The site of Corstorphine station is completely covered by housing. The sole, rather paltry remnant of railway days is the wall on the right which ...
David Panton 11/03/2019
It would would be nice if this cafe, The Chocolate Station, were occupying the old station building at Corstorphine but unfortunately all trace of ...
David Panton 29/05/2017
Met.-Cam. diesel unit at Corstorphine during trials in the Edinburgh area in 1956. (Unit E79055-E79271). ...
David Murray-Smith 27/06/1956
The 13.36 (SO) DMU for Edinburgh Waverley stands at the buffer stops at Corstorphine on a wet Saturday 30 December 1967. This was the final scheduled ...
Jim Peebles 30/12/1967
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