Millerhill Yard Down Arrival Sidings

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Millerhill Yard Down Arrival Sidings (1961-1983)

Opened on the Millerhill Marshalling Yard (British Railways).


This was a set of seven sidings at the south end of Millerhill Marshalling Yard (British Railways). The sidings were south of the west side hump and Millerhill Yard Down Sorting Sidings.

There was no direct access from the East Coast Main Line, only from the Waverley Route. Trains from the east ran to Millerhill Yard Carlisle Arrival Sidings to run round and reverse to reach the down arrival sidings.

The sidings were closed in 1983.




28/06/1972Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway
Line closed between Newtongrange (Newbattle Coal Stocking Site known as Butlerfield), and Millerhill Junction (excluded). The Millerhill Yard Carlisle Arrival Sidings at Millerhill and a short section south remained, used by trains rounding the Monktonhall Curve to access Millerhill Yard Down Arrival Sidings.


British Marshalling Yards (A FOULIS-OPC railway book)

Galashiels to Edinburgh: Including the Lauder and Dalkeith Branches - the Waverley Route (Scml)