Prestonlinks Colliery Branch (North British Railway)


This short branch linked the East Coast Main Line at Prestonpans to Prestonlinks Colliery. The southern end of the branch was later used as the start of the branch to Cockenzie Power Station.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This is a two platform station on the East Coast Main Line served by local trains. The main station building is on the eastbound platform. The goods yard and shed were on the north side at the east end, the site is now the car park. The signal box (1881) was on the south side of the line at the east end of the westbound platform.

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LNER DVT 82205, with 'Flying Scotsman' branding, passes a little friend at Prestonpans with the 13.00 to Kings Cross on 13th August 2019.
Bill Roberton 13/08/2019
A six-car service from North Berwick to Waverley calls at 'The Pahns' on 31
David Panton 31/07/2017
An afternoon Virgin Trains East Coast service runs south through Prestonpans station on 7 September 2016. ...
John Furnevel 07/09/2016
A Kings Cross bound service seen speeding through Prestonpans on 23 April 2019. In fact it was going at such speed that I wasn't expecting to capture ...
David Panton 23/04/2019