Colinton Tunnel

Interior of Colinton Tunnel on the former Balerno branch in Edinburgh, now an official footpath, looking north on 11th September 2017. This line was opened on 1st August 1874 with the last passenger train running on 1st November 1943 although official closure to passengers was not until 1st June 1949. Freight trains continued (with some enthusiasts' specials also occasionally traversing the line) until complete closure on 4th December 1967.

Location: Colinton Tunnel (former)

Original line: Balerno Branch (Caledonian Railway)

Photographer: David Bosher

Contact photographer: David Bosher

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Photosets: Balerno Branch  Disused Scottish stations and railways 2015-2022  

Date: 11/09/2017

Image number: 76283

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