Newhaven Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Newhaven Junction (1879-1966)

Opened on the Leith North Passenger Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Opened on the Leith North Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Opened on the Leith New Lines (Caledonian Railway).


Description

Junction originally opened when the branch was converted for passenger use. A separate line ran from here on the south side of the original goods line to North Leith.

Junction expanded when Leith New Lines opened.

Ceased to be a junction with closure of Leith New Lines in 1966 between here and Leith Walk West Goods but remained open for access to Newhaven Goods and Minerals from the east only until 1968.


Tags

Junction