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East Fortune Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name East Fortune Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Canmore ID 209411

Site Number NT57NE 113

NGR NT 55850 79560

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Athelstaneford
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT57NE 113 55850 79560

Station (disused) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1990.

This intermediate station on the Edinburgh-Newcastle portion of the (Edinburgh-London, King's Cross) East Coast Main Line was opened by the North British Rly in about 1849. It closed to regular passenger traffic on 4 May 1964; the line remains in use, and has been electrified.

The station is situated immediately E of East Fortune Hospital (NT57NE 106.00) and on the NE perimeter of the airfield NT57NE 72.00.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 March 2006.

R V J Butt 1995.

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