|Location|| Leith, Edinburgh |
|Coordinates||55°58′35″N3°09′55″W / 55.9765°N 3.1654°W Coordinates: 55°58′35″N3°09′55″W / 55.9765°N 3.1654°W|
|Original company||Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway|
|Pre-grouping||North British Railway|
|1832||Opened as Leith|
|1846||Closed to passengers|
|1 October 1859||Reopened as South Leith|
|1 July 1903||Closed|
South Leith railway station served the area of Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland from 1832 to 1903 on the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway.
The station opened in 1832 by the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway as Leith station. The station closed in 1846 but reopened on 1 October 1859 and was renamed South Leith on the same day. It closed again to passengers and goods traffic on 1 July 1903. 
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|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Terminus||Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway|| Portobello (E&DR) |
Line and station closed