Turnhouse railway station

Turnhouse railway station served the suburb of Turnhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland from 1897 to 1930 on the Forth Bridge Connecting Lines of the North British Railway.

Turnhouse
General information
LocationTurnhouse, Edinburgh
Scotland
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
23 August 1897 (1897-08-23)Opened
22 September 1930 (1930-09-22)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 23 August 1897 by the North British Railway. To the east was the goods yard and to the southwest was the goods yard, which opened before the station in 1890. It closed in 1929. The station closed on 22 September 1930.[1] Nothing remains. Edinburgh Airport opened in 1947 but the station didn't reopen to serve it.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 404. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Turnhouse". Railscot. Retrieved 1 July 2020.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Saughton
Line open, station closed
  North British Railway
Forth Bridge connecting lines
  Dalmeny
Line and station open

Coordinates: 55°57′03″N 3°20′29″W / 55.9508°N 3.3413°W / 55.9508; -3.3413