Meadowbank Stadium

Location type


Name and dates

Meadowbank Stadium (1985-1988)

Station code: MBS National Rail
Opened on the Easter Road Deviation (North British Railway).


This was a single platform station built on the westbound line of the Abbeyhill Loop. It served the Commonwealth Games stadium at Meadowbank. Shuttle trains from Edinburgh Waverley used the crossover west of the station to reach the platform, crossing over from the eastbound to the westbound line.

The platform remains, overgrown. The westbound line was lifted when the route west to Abbeyhill Junction was closed and lifted.

With the closure of the Destructor at Powderhall the remaining eastbound line is disused.



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Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


  /07/1986Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
Meadowbank Stadium station opened on the westbound track of the Abbeyhill to Piershill loop (for the Commonwealth games).