Millerhill Yard Up Sorting Sidings

Location type

Sidings


Name and dates

Millerhill Yard Up Sorting Sidings (1961-)

Opened on the Millerhill Marshalling Yard (British Railways).


Description

Up Yard opened 1962. Closed to regular traffic 1969 with Waverley Route and given over to departmental traffic. Traffic all transferred to Down Yard. Up arrival sidings and north end of sorting sidings (ie hump, splitting and retarders) out of use 1973 and lifted over some time. One arrival siding appears to have remained in place until disconnected around 1983 (closure of Down Yard at same time). West part of Up yard re-opens to freight 1983 and east part continues to be used for PW.


Tags

Yard