Edinburgh Crossrail

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Edinburgh Crossrail
Train entering Edinburgh Park.JPG
Train entering Edinburgh Park
Overview
System National Rail
Locale Edinburgh
Scotland
Operation
Owner National Rail
Operator(s) First ScotRail
Technical
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Edinburgh Crossrail
North Clyde Line
Fife Circle Line
South Gyle(FCL)
Edinburgh Park(NCL)
Haymarket(FCL/NCL)
Edinburgh Waverley(FCL/NCL)
Brunstane(FCL)
Newcraighall(FCL)

Edinburgh Crossrail is a suburban rail service through Edinburgh, Scotland, from Newcraighall in the east to Dalmeny in the west, and thence to Fife.

Edinburgh Crossrail opened in 2002. On the northern stub of the former Waverley Line from Carlisle, the line has new stations at Brunstane and Newcraighall. All trains travel via Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket and some call at another new station, Edinburgh Park, at the western edge of the city.

Passenger services are operated by First ScotRail. The line is electrified from Edinburgh Park to Newcraighall. Services from Edinburgh Waverley to Edinburgh Park, and onto the North Clyde Line are provided by electric trains, whilst services from Newcraighall to Dalmeny and onto the Fife Circle Line are provided by diesel trains

Route[edit]

The route serves the following places:


In addition, there is another commuter line which feeds into Crossrail, serving the south west of the city, calling at local stations from Curriehill to Haymarket. Occasional peak hour through trains have run to Newcraighall from Edinburgh Park and Curriehill.

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Coordinates: 55°57′19″N 3°10′15″W / 55.95535°N 3.17085°W / 55.95535; -3.17085