Craiglockhart Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Craiglockhart Junction (1961-)

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.

03/05/2019

Tags

Junction