Abbeyhill Station -
Early 20th century
with acknowledgement to Douglas Yuill
Photographer not known
The photograph above shows Abbeyhill station
on a bleak day, probably in the early 1900s.. Passenger
services to Abbeyhill were withdrawn on September 7, 1964.
However, in 1986, a new Meadowbank
Station was created immediately to
the east side of Marionville Road, i.e.
between Abbeyhill and Piershill stations.
It opened for the duration of the Commonwealth Games that were
held at nearby Meadowbank Stadium.
The photo below shows a train passing the
site of the Abbeyhill station at London Road on its way to
Thank you to Michael Smith,
Stockbridge, Edinburgh for supplying the details above.
and to John Wilson, Slateford, Edinburgh for supplying some of the
info in the caption above.