Leith Citadel railway station

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Map showing Edinburgh railways in 1905

Leith Citadel, originally named North Leith, was the first railway terminus in Leith, Scotland. It was on Commercial Street, near the Leith Docks.

History[edit]

The Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway constructed a branch to North Leith (Leith Citadel) which was opened on 10 May 1846.

Now[edit]

Leith Citadel station is a Grade B listed building and is one of the remaining structures from the original line. It is now a youth centre.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Citadel Youth Centre". Citadel Youth Centre. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Leith Citadel Station, Now Citadel Youth Centre (photos)". Edinphoto. 25 May 2006. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

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Coordinates: 55°58′38″N 3°10′33″W / 55.9773°N 3.1759°W / 55.9773; -3.1759