Sprouston Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Sprouston Junction (1851-1965)

Opened on the Kelso Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway).
Opened on the Kelso Branch (North British Railway).

Description

This end-on junction was located at Mellendean. Sprouston station was a short distance to the east and Kelso is to the west.

The North British Railway Kelso branch from St Boswells, to the west, met the North Eastern Railway (actually the York, Newcastle and Berwick]] until 1854) line from Tweedmouth to the east.

Tags

Junction end-on junction


Dates

  /  /1851Kelso Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway)
Extended to meet the Kelso Branch (North British Railway) at Sprouston Junction.
27/01/1851Kelso Branch (North British Railway)
Extended to Kelso from Wallace Nick station, a temporary terminus just west of Kelso, which is closed. The line extends east to Sprouston Junction where the Kelso Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway) is met.

Books


Berwick to St. Boswells: Via Kelso Including the Jedburgh Branch (Country Railway Routes)

Kelso 1919: Roxburghshire 10.02 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Roxburghshire)

The Waverley Route: The District Controller's View 'Edinburgh (Waverley) - Carlisle Via Hawick'