Gorgie Cattle Market [CR]

Location type

Sidings


Name and dates

Gorgie Cattle Market [CR] (1910-1960)

Opened on the Gorgie Cattle Market Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.


Description

This was the terminus of a short branch opened in 1910 from west of Slateford station and just east of Slateford [2nd] station. The approach was from the east. The signal box at Slateford [2nd] was replaced with its opening.

The terminus consisted of a single platform with cattle stances and a loop. This depot was on a much smaller scale to the nearby Gorgie Cattle Market [NB].

Closure was around 1960.

Nothing remains of the terminus due to subsequent developments. It was roughly where New Mart Road runs alongside the Water of Leith.

09/08/2019

Tags

Goods terminus