Gifford and Garvald Railway



Dates

14/07/1898Gifford and Garvald Railway
Gifford & Garvald Railway authorised. (Alternative date 1891).
14/10/1901Gifford and Garvald Railway
Opened.
  /  /1903Pencaitland Pit (Pencaitland)
Sunk 1903, by the Woodhall Coal Co, also known as Tyneholm, had a platform on the Gifford and Garvald Railway.
01/01/1923North British Railway Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway Great North of Scotland Railway Forth and Clyde Junction Railway Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway Gifford and Garvald Railway Newburgh and North Fife Railway Lauder Light Railway Great Central Railway
Grouped into London and North Eastern Railway.
03/04/1933Gifford and Garvald RailwayMacmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Gifford to Edinburgh (Monktonhall Junction) closed to passengers.
  /08/1948Gifford and Garvald Railway
Gifford to Humbie closed to all traffic (flood damage causes Gilchriston Viaduct collapse). Bridge not repaired and traffic carried by road from Gifford to Haddington.
01/01/1959Gifford and Garvald Railway
Replacement road service, Gifford to Haddington, withdrawn.
02/05/1960Gifford and Garvald Railway
Humbie to Saltoun (excluded) closed to freight.
25/05/1965Gifford and Garvald RailwayMacmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Saltoun to Smeaton (excluded) closed to freight. Ormiston goods depot closed.