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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See also
North British Railway
Tranent Branch (North British Railway)
An Arriva CrossCountry Super Voyager passes Prestonpans with the 08.20 from Aberdeen to Penzance on 17th December 2019.
Bill Roberton 17/12/2019
66147, and Maritime-liveried 66005, running about an hour late with the Mossend - Tees Dock intermodal service on 17th December 2019.
Bill Roberton 17/12/2019
A London Kings Cross service races through Prestonpans on 10 August 2019. Note the red plastic barriers without which no Scottish station is complete ...
David Panton 10/08/2019
An afternoon Virgin Trains East Coast service runs south through Prestonpans station on 7 September 2016. ...
John Furnevel 07/09/2016
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