Crossgatehall Halt

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Crossgatehall Halt (1913-1930)

Opened on the Macmerry Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This was a single platform halt opened for the Dalkeith Colliery Nos 1,2 and 3. The platform was on the north side of the line and west of the A6124 over bridge.

Almost opposite the platform was Dalkeith Colliery signal box (opened 1912 with the colliery branch and closed 1957). To the west a branch to the colliery diverged to the south west.

The track was in a cutting. This has been infilled and landscaped since closure. A railway cottage, much modified, remains on the north side of the former line.


Tags

Halt station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map