Lady Victoria Colliery (Newbattle Collieries)



Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Lady Victoria Pit was served by a large yard and sidings warranting their own signal box. A major expansion of the Newbattle Colliery led to a new connection and exchange sidings being laid out on the east side of the Waverley Route. The whole scheme was built on a grand scale and included the new village of Newtongrange, to the north. The pit was named for Lady Victoria Alexandrina, wife ...

More details

See also
Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)
ScotRail 158720 heads south on the Borders Railway shortly after restarting from Newtongrange on 1 November 2018. The train is the 0955 Edinburgh ...
John Furnevel 01/11/2018
A 4-car DMU on a Tweedbank – Edinburgh service about to pass below the bridge carrying the B704 road as it approaches the Newtongrange stop on 9 ...
John Furnevel 09/07/2017
The 1045 (Sunday) Tweedbank - Edinburgh approaching the Newtongrange stop on 16 February 2020. The train is passing a point where industrial sites now ...
John Furnevel 16/02/2020
A definite winter chill in the air on 25 October 2018, as the 0959 Tweedbank - Edinburgh approaches the National Mining Museum at the former Lady ...
John Furnevel 25/10/2018
4 of 36 images. more




Looking west towards Lady Victoria in September 2019, with the houses of Colliery View immediately behind the camera. The roundabout provided a ...
John Furnevel 01/09/2019
The main entrance to the National Mining Museum on 5 September 2019. When the Lady Victoria commenced production in 1895, wagon loads of coal bound ...
John Furnevel 05/09/2019
The original level crossing at Lady Victoria see image 70784 was replaced early in the twentieth century by a bridge spanning the A7 to the north ...
John Furnevel 20/10/2019
No 7 photographed looking south from the road bridge at Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, in 1971. ...
John Furnevel 22/04/1971
4 of 18 images. more