Edinburgh Princes Street Railway Station

Edinburgh Princes Street Railway Station

Princes Street Station was a mainline railway station which stood at the west end of Princes Street, in Edinburgh, Scotland, for almost 100 years. A temporary station was opened in 1870, with construction of the main station commencing in the 1890s. The station was closed completely in 1965 and largely demolished in 1969-70. Only its hotel remains, but it is no longer in railway ownership.

Read more about Edinburgh Princes Street Railway Station:  The Caledonian Railway, Construction of The Princes Street Terminus, Mainline and Suburban Services, Closure

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