Balgreen Halt railway station

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Balgreen Halt
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Balgreen Halt in 1962
Location
Place Scotland
Area Edinburgh
Coordinates 55°56′18″N 3°15′07″W / 55.9383°N 3.2520°W / 55.9383; -3.2520Coordinates: 55°56′18″N 3°15′07″W / 55.9383°N 3.2520°W / 55.9383; -3.2520
Operations
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms ?
History
29 January 1934 Station opened[1]
1 January 1968 Station closed[1]
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Edinburgh Waverley - Corstorphine branch train in 1948

Balgreen Halt railway station served Balgreen in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. Services were provided by trains on the Corstorphine Branch.

The halt was close to Murrayfield Stadium.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping in 1934. The line passed on to the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948, to be then closed by the British Railways Board.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Haymarket   London and North Eastern Railway
Corstorphine Branch
  Pinkhill

The site today[edit]

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

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995)

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