Newbyres Colliery

Location type


Name and dates

Newbyres Colliery

Served by the Arniston Branch (Marquis of Lothian's Waggonway).

Chronology Dates

21/01/1832Marquis of Lothians Waggonway
Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway line extended from Dalhousie by this line to various pits. Initially the line ran eastwards after crossing the South Esk to Bryans Pit. A branch (Arniston Branch (Marquis of Lothian's Waggonway)) was added south to Newbyres Colliery. A much later line was from Bryans Pit which ran south to Lingerwood Mine and northwards to Easthouses Pit (Newbattle Collieries Railway).