Musselburgh railway station
|Platforms 1-2 from left to right.|
|Local authority||East Lothian|
|Managed by||First ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened October 1988|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Musselburgh from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Musselburgh railway station is a railway station serving the town of Musselburgh, East Lothian near Edinburgh in Scotland. It was opened in 1988 and is located on the East Coast Main Line and is served by the North Berwick Line, 5¼ miles (8 km) east of Edinburgh Waverley. It is located near the recently built campus of the Queen Margaret University.
A station of the same name was opened by North British Railway in July 1847 and was located not on the main line but alongside the River Esk. That station serviced the Edinburgh & Dalkeith line to Fisherrow but was closed to passenger services in 1964 and goods services in 1970.
The station currently has two platforms.
- Platform 1 is used for trains heading east to North Berwick and Dunbar.
- Platform 2 is used for trains heading west to Edinburgh Waverley, Haymarket and Glasgow Central.
Monday to Friday daytimes there is an hourly service westbound to Edinburgh (with peak-time services carrying on to Haymarket) and eastbound to North Berwick with a half-hourly service on Saturdays. On evenings and Sundays there is an hourly service in each direction. On Monday to Saturdays there is a bi-hourly service that runs from Edinburgh Waverley to Dunbar that stops at Musselburgh. There is also a limited service to and from Glasgow Central (via Shotts) on weekdays.
Lothian Buses service numbers 30 and 45 stop near the station.
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North Berwick Line
Edinburgh - Dunbar route
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