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Looking along the trackbed and platform remains at Merchiston station on 5 October 2006. View is east towards the former Princes Street station. This section of the old route now serves as the eastern access to Slateford Yard (behind the camera). The road entry from Harrison Gardens is to the right where the JCB is parked.
John Furnevel [05/10/2006]


Merchiston has the reputation of being Edinburgh^s literary quarter and was also the home of John Napier, he of the logarithms (what happened to those?). It was the first station out of Princes Street on the Carstairs line. Looking towards the city on a warm Easter Sunday 2015 you can see a stretch of platform supports on the down side and, right, some platform fencing, looking not too bad after 50 years.
David Panton [05/04/2015]


Business premises occupy the down platform of the former Merchiston station which closed with the line between Edinburgh Princes Street and Slateford Junction in 1965. The platform edges have gone, but the surviving supports still stand proud in 2015.

David Panton [05/04/2015]
All photographs of Merchiston
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