Peebles CR and NBR Junction

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Peebles CR and NBR Junction (1864-1959)

Opened on the Symington, Biggar and Broughton Extension Railway (Caledonian Railway).
Opened on the Galashiels, Innerleithen and Peebles Railway (North British Railway).


This was an end-on junction directly to the east of Peebles [CR] station. From here a North British Railway line operated over the Peebles Tweed Viaduct to Peebles Junction at Peebles [2nd] North British Railway station.

Traffic between the companies was exchanged Peebles [CR] and worked from Peebles [NB] by the NBR.

After 1954 this was the sole access to Peebles West Goods. The line closed in 1959.

The site of the station and goods yard is now housing. The line east to the NB is an embankment in pleasant parkland.


Junction footpath


Forgotten Railways: Scotland

Peebles Railways

Peebles Railways

The Railways of Peebles (Through Time)