Borthwick Bank Signal Box

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Borthwick Bank Signal Box (1892-1968)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway).


This signal box broke the section between Fushiebridge station and Tynehead station. The box was located on the Borthwick Bank.

This was the site of an ash (and other matetrials) dump from St Margarets Shed, there being sidings on the north side of the line accessed from the Edinburgh direction allowing dumping of material into Maggie Bowie's Glen.

The signal box closed in 1968. After line closure this was the site of a track recovery depot, new sidings being laid for that purpose.


Signal box