South Leith railway station

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South Leith
Location
PlaceLeith
AreaEdinburgh
Coordinates55°58′35″N 3°09′55″W / 55.9765°N 3.1654°W / 55.9765; -3.1654Coordinates: 55°58′35″N 3°09′55″W / 55.9765°N 3.1654°W / 55.9765; -3.1654
Grid referenceNT273765
Operations
Original companyEdinburgh and Dalkeith Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Platforms2
History
1832 (1832)Station opened as Leith
1846Station closed to passengers
1 October 1859Station reopened and renamed South Leith
1 July 1903 (1903-07-01)Station closed to passengers again and goods traffic
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South Leith railway station served the area of Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland from 1832 to 1903 on the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1832 by the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway as Leith station. The station was situated north of Portobello station and was the terminus of the line. The station closed in 1846 but reopened on 1 October 1859 and was renamed South Leith on the same day. The station closed again to passengers and goods traffic on 1 July 1903.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edinburgh, South Leith Station". Canmore. Retrieved 19 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Terminus   Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway   Portobello (E&DR)
Line and station closed