Slateford [1st] (1848-1853)
Opened on the Caledonian Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts.
Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.
This is a two platform station.
A station house remains next to the west end of the station and level crossing, in use as a house.
The station was briefly known as Slateford before Slateford [2nd] opened to the east of the Slateford Viaduct. The station was renamed Kings Knowes very briefly before becoming Kingsknowe.
A goods yard existed to the west of the station, on the north side of the line and approached from the east.
Other railway and industry locations
Gorgie Cattle Market [CR]
Gorgie Cattle Market [NB]
Saughton West Signal Box
Saughton East Signal Box
Slateford Railway Laundry
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