Macmerry Branch



Dates

03/06/1862Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Monktonhall Junction [1st] to Hardengreen Junction authorised with branch to Macmerry.
19/03/1870Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Line opened from Monktonhall Junction [1st] to Macmerry.
31/07/1870Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Connection from Hardengreen Junction (Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway) to Smeaton (Macmerry Branch) opened.
01/05/1872Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Smeaton, Ormiston, Winton and Macmerry stations opened.
  /  /1913Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Hardengreen Junction to Smeaton mothballed.
01/07/1925Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Macmerry to Ormiston closed to passengers.
22/09/1930Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Smeaton closed to passengers.
03/04/1933Gifford and Garvald RailwayMacmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Gifford to Edinburgh (Monktonhall Junction) closed to passengers.
  /  /1934Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Smeaton to Hardengreen Junction lifted.
02/05/1960Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Macmerry to Ormiston closed to freight. Goods depots at Macmerry and Winton closed.
25/05/1965Gifford and Garvald RailwayMacmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Saltoun to Smeaton (excluded) closed to freight. Ormiston goods depot closed.
  /  /1978Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Dalkeith Colliery closed.
  /  /1980Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Dalkeith Washery closed, line closed completely from Monktonhall Junction.