Gorgie Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Gorgie Junction (1884-)

Opened on the Edinburgh, Suburban and Southside Junction Railway.

Opened on the Gorgie Cattle Market Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This is the southern junction of a triangular junction formed by Haymarket West Junction (west), Haymarket Central Junction (east) and Gorgie Junction (south).

The suburban line is used as a goods bypass for Edinburgh Waverley which approaches by the west junction. Formerly the east junction was used by a circular passenger service. The west curve is double track and east is now singled due to less regular use.


Tags

Junction