Prestonpans

Location type

Station


Names and dates

Tranent (1846-1858)
Prestonpans (1858-)

Opened on the North British Railway.

Open on the North Berwick Line.
Open on the Edinburgh to Berwick.


Description

This is a two platform station on the East Coast Main Line served by local trains. To the immediate west is the Dolphingstone Deviation and to the east were goods lines to Tranent and Cockenzie Power Station. Also to the east the Tranent Waggonway crossed at right angles to the open railway.

The line between Edinburgh Waverley, North Berwick and Dunbar is supported and promoted by the East Lothian Community Rail Partnership .

Local

The Battle of Prestonpans took place north and east of the station.


Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67