The line to Glencorse
Gilmerton lies about 4 miles
to the south of the centre of Edinburgh. Gilmerton station, beside
Gilmerton colliery was on one of the lines leading to the south from
Waverley station into Midlothian.
Stations on this line were:
In this view, Gilmerton, with
its coal mine, looks like a remote outpost. Now, much of the land is
covered in housing.