The railway lines run past Wallace’s Cradle or termed the Crane Bastion.The reason for the more popular name of this structure is unknown.
East Princes and West Princes Street Gardens are connected by three tunnels which run under the Mound. The railway lines run past the north side of the Castle towards the west end of the city.
From January 2020 until January 2022, Edinburgh World Heritage will focus on the history and monuments in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Check out: Making Lasting Impressions: Greyfriars Kirkyard Community Learning and Interpretation Project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
The weekly Sunday morning service has resumed at Greyfriars Kirk. The historic church which is 400 hundred years old this year is open to visitors on Thursdays from 11.00 am till 4.00pm To receive a weekly newsletter contact: email@example.com
The railway line from the Waverley runs through East and West Princes Street Gardens.
The plan shows the position of the booking office and the stationmaster’s office. The station clock which was linked to the time gun circuit was supplied by James Ritchie & Son.
The illustration shows the Waverley Bridge. Two carriageways run down to the platforms allowing vehicles to enter and leave the station. The spire of St Giles can be seen in the background.
The collective name “Waverley”, after the Waverley Novels by Sir Walter was used for the three stations from around 1854 when the through ‘Waverley’ route to Carlisle opened. In 1868 the North British Railway acquired the stations of its rivals, demolished all three. Canal Street station was also known as Edinburgh Princes Street not to […]
The North Bridge station was opened in 1846 by the North British Railway Company as the terminus for traffic coming from Berwick – upon-Tweed. The General station run by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Company opened the following year. The Canal Street station run by the Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway Company opened on the […]
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