Commonwealth Games - 1986
Meadowbank station was specially opened for the duration of the
Commonwealth Games, held at Meadowbank Stadium in 1986.
shuttle service operated between Edinburgh Waverley station and
Meadowbank station during the games. The only intermediate
station on this route was was the remains of Abbeyhill station,
long since closed. Here is the shuttle
passing through the old Abbeyhill station on its way to
The headboard on this train reads:
Commonwealth Games Shuttle'
followed by logos for British Rail and the