Wester Hailes

Location type


Name and dates

Wester Hailes (1987-)

Station code: WTA National Rail ScotRail
Where: City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Opened on the Caledonian Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts.


This is a modern two platform station.

The housing at Wester Hailes itself was built from the 1970s on, there was no station and a low population here when the line opened. The original farm of this name was to the south of the line.



External links

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

Nearby stations
Juniper Green
Hailes Halt
Bankhead [Tram]
Edinburgh Park Station [Tram]
Edinburgh Park
Saughton [Tram]
Slateford [2nd]
South Gyle
Currie [2nd]
Edinburgh Park Central [Tram]
West Mills
Kate^s Mill
Kate^s Mill Siding
Colinton Tunnel
Saughton West Signal Box
Colinton [Tram]
Kinleith Mill
Kinleith Siding
Balerno Junction
Network Rail Maintenance Delivery Unit Edinburgh
Saughton North Signal Box
Slateford Aqueduct
Saughton Junction
Slateford Viaduct
Whitelaw Foot Crossing
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


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