Smeaton railway station

Smeaton railway station served the village of Smeaton, south of Musselburgh in East Lothian, Scotland, from 1872 to 1930 on the Macmerry Branch.

Smeaton
General information
LocationSmeaton, East Lothian
Scotland
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1 May 1872 (1872-05-01)Opened
22 September 1930 (1930-09-22)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 May 1872 by the North British Railway. At the north end was Smeaton Junction signal box, which opened before the station in 1867. This box was extended when the line to the north was doubled. The station closed on 22 September 1930.[1] The track was lifted in 1981. The site is now a footpath.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 392. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Smeaton". Railscot. Retrieved 14 August 2021.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Inveresk
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Macmerry Branch
  Terminus

Coordinates: 55°54′47″N 3°02′07″W / 55.9130°N 3.0352°W / 55.9130; -3.0352