Station Name: Edinburgh Canal Street


[Source: Nick Catford]

Date opened: 17.5.1847
Location: |Between Princes Street and Edinburgh Waverley Station (the site is now occupied by Waverley Market)
Company on opening: Edinburgh Leith & Newhaven Railway
Date closed to passengers: 22.5.1868
Date closed completely: 22.5.1868
Company on closing: North British Railway
Present state: Demolished
County: Lothian
OS Grid Ref: NT258739
Date of visit: 20.9.2006

Notes: For a detailed history of Edinburgh Leith & Newhaven Railway including Canal Street Station, Scotland Street Station and the Scotland Street Tunnel see the Subterranea Britannica web site.

Edinburgh Canal Street Station in 1847
Watercolour by Ebsworth

1860 map shows Edinburgh North Bridge (Waverley) station with Canal Street station at right angles to it to the north.

Canal Street Station in 1850
Photo by G W Wilson from EdinPhoto web site

The site of Edinburgh Canal Street Station today. The site is lost under Waverley Market on the north side of Edinburgh Waverley Station




[Source: Nick Catford]

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