Craiglockhart Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Craiglockhart Junction (1961-)

Station code: National Rail
Opened on the Edinburgh, Suburban and Southside Junction Railway.

Description

This double track junction is between the 1884 Edinburgh, Suburban and Southside Junction Railway and the Slateford to Craiglockhart Curve (British Railways).

A temporary signal box was operated here between 1959 and 1960 when Slateford box took over.

The curve opened completely in 1961.

Immediately to the south the Union Canal passes overhead, affording a good view of the junction.

Tags

Junction
03/05/2019




Nearby stations
Craiglockhart
Exhibition [NBR]
Exhibition [CR]
Merchiston
Gorgie East
Slateford
Slateford [2nd]
Morningside Road
Dalry Road
Murrayfield Stadium [Tram]
Balgreen [Tram]
Balgreen Halt
Murrayfield
Haymarket
Haymarket [Tram]
Exhibition Junction [CR]
Slateford Junction [1st]
Slateford Yard
Gorgie West Goods
Slateford Railway Laundry
Edinburgh Brewery
Gorgie East Minerals
George Watson's College
Slateford Junction
Gorgie East Goods
Caledonian Brewery
Redford Barracks Branch Canal Bridge
Stone Depot
Tourist/other
Old Craig House
Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.