Balerno railway station

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Balerno
Track of former railway just east of Balerno Station - geograph.org.uk - 1745501.jpg
Balerno railway station in 1962
Location
Place Scotland
Area Edinburgh
Operations
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms ?
History
1 August 1874 Station opens [1]
1 November 1943 Station closes (LMS Last train)[1]
1 June 1949 Station closes (BR Officially)[1]
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Balerno railway station served Balerno in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. Services were provided by the Caledonian Railway using the Balerno Loop.

History[edit]

A 1914 diagram including Balerno

Opened by the Caledonian Railway, it became part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923, and that company ran the last train to use the station. However the line passed on the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948, to be then closed officially by the British Railways Board.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Midcalder   Caledonian Railway
Balerno Loop
  Slateford

The site today[edit]

The station master's house remains standing, in the site which has been landscaped as part of a garden. [1]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt (1995)

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 55°53′22″N 3°20′16″W / 55.88958°N 3.33769°W / 55.88958; -3.33769