NT2372 : Caledonian Railway Bridge, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh

taken 11 years ago, near to Morningside, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Caledonian Railway Bridge, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh
Caledonian Railway Bridge, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh
The Caledonian Railway Bridge, crossing over Gorgie Road, Edinburgh. A cast and wrought iron bridge, erected by the former Caledonian Railway company, it was Grade B listed by Historic Scotland in 1995, and continues to bring passengers into Haymarket Station in Edinburgh. The Caledonian Railway entered Edinburgh on 15 February 1848 when the Edinburgh branch of the Caledonian Railway Main Line opened from Carstairs to a terminus at Lothian Road. This was the first line to open between Edinburgh and England. A direct route from Glasgow opened on 9 July 1869, joining the main line at Midcalder. the company was absorbed into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923.
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Wednesday, 28 October, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 28 October, 2009
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Railway bridge   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 233 724 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.3105N 3:13.7656W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 234 724
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