Thornielee railway station

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Thornielee
Location
Place Thornielee
Area Scottish Borders
Coordinates 55°36′56″N2°56′06″W / 55.6156°N 2.935°W / 55.6156; -2.935 Coordinates: 55°36′56″N2°56′06″W / 55.6156°N 2.935°W / 55.6156; -2.935
Grid reference NT412361
Operations
Original company Peebles Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Post-grouping LNER British Railways (Scottish Region)
Platforms1
History
18 June 1866 (1866-06-18)Opened as Thornilee
March 1872Name corrected to Thornielee
6 November 1950 (1950-11-06)Closed
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Thornielee railway station served the smallholding of Thornielee, Scottish Borders, Scotland from 1866 to 1950 on the Peebles Railway.

Scottish Borders Council area of Scotland

The Scottish Borders is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders the City of Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway, East Lothian, Midlothian, South Lanarkshire, West Lothian and, to the south-west, south and east, the English counties of Cumbria and Northumberland. The administrative centre of the area is Newtown St Boswells.

The Peebles Railway was a railway company that built a line connecting the town of Peebles in Peeblesshire, Scotland, with Edinburgh. It opened on 4 July 1855, and it worked its own trains.

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History

The station opened on 18 June 1866 by the Peebles Railway. The station was situated south of the A72 and was accessed from a drive from the level crossing to the west. The station was called Thornilee but it was corrected to Thornielee in March 1872. There was no signal box but there was a small goods yard on the up side to the west. It consisted of a single siding accessed from the east with a loop. The station was never busy and closed to both passengers and goods traffic on 6 November 1950. [1]

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References

  1. "Disused Stations: Thornielee". Disused Stations. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Walkerburn
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Peebles Railway
  Angling Club Cottage Platform
Line and station closed