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Plans to turn an old rail route into a green corridor for pedestrians and cyclists have been held up because the council is too busy on the Spaces for People programme. [Railscot note: use of the trackbed between Easter Road, Meadowbank and Piershill would block railway use of the route, various uses of which have included provision of extra capacity or sidings.]
(Permalink) Easter Road Deviation (North British Railway) Meadowbank Powderhall

Powderhall: In the fading light of an afternoon on the cusp of winter, the time of year for which the untranslatable Japanese word [get on with it. Ed] The foundations in the foreground are not, alas remnants of ...
David Panton 21/11/2020

Powderhall: Main entrance to Powderhall depot from Broughton Road, looking north on a bright and sunny 22 June 2019. Demolition work and decontamination of the site, previously used for refuse processing, inciner ...
Andy Furnevel 22/06/2019

Powderhall Loop: If I hadn't photographed it myself a fortnight previously I might not have believed that the rails here had been lifted in order to dig a hole. The hole is now filled in and the rails replaced. This w ...
David Panton 06/06/2020

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