Exhibition Junction [CR]

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Exhibition Junction [CR] (1890-1935)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.


Description

This junction was at the east end of a loop which started at Slateford Junction [1st]. The loop was on the south side of the line and was for Exhibition [CR] station. This was the genesis of Slateford Yard.

There was a signal box on the south side of the line.

The box was closed when taken over by Slateford Junction [1st] box in 1935.

The junction was directly west of where the approach to Edinburgh Princes Street crossed over the Edinburgh, Suburban and Southside Junction Railway.

It is where the line was cut back to in 1966 after closure of Princes Street in 1965 and Morrison Street Goods in 1966.


Tags

Junction