Esperton Lime Works Railway

Introduction

This mineral line ran south from Fushiebridge [1st] to Esperton Quarry, a lime quarry and works. The line dropped in height close to the station via a reversing spur. There was a passing loop at Carlisle Wood.



Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

The first station site at Fushiebridge was slightly cramped and located to the south of the road bridge. This was later the site of the goods yard only.
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See also
Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
ScotRail 170478 heading south through a fine mist at Fushiebridge with the 0911 Edinburgh - Tweedbank on 23 July 2017. The train is passing through ...
John Furnevel 23/07/2017
Part of the heavily overgrown trackbed and former goods yard at Fushiebridge as it was in the autumn of 2005. View is towards the supporting wall on ...
John Furnevel 14/11/2005
Scene at Fushiebridge on 28 November 2019 with a southbound train on the Borders Railway passing through. The train has just cleared the site of the ...
John Furnevel 28/11/2019
View south at Fushiebridge, Sunday morning 20 April 2014. ...
John Furnevel 20/04/2014
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The Esperton Lime Works and Quarry were south of Fushiebridge [1st] and were served by a long mineral line from the station. The line terminated at a loading point at the lime works, with tramways reaching from the works into the quarry.
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Esperton Quarries at the end of a branch from Fushiebridge. ...
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Site of the level crossing at the end of the branch from Fushiebridge to Esperton. These cottages are by the former Esperton Lime Quarries and Works. ...
Ewan Crawford //
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