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On the main lien from Edinburgh to the north (Aberdeen, Perth and Inverness) at the junction of the line to Winchburgh.
Railway type and traffic
Some local passenger services consisting of multiple units. East Coast services heading for the Far North and the ScotRail sleeper to Aberdeen
Frieght consists of some MGR trains to Longannet power station and aviation fuel to Linkswood (Mondays).
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From the A90 (heading towards the Forth Bridge):
Come off at the 2nd junction (B924 - South Queensferry
) Continue along this road, take a left turn (signposted Dalmeny) and continue into the village , carry on through the village, the road takes a sharp turn to the left, at this point you want to carry on straight ahead onto the railway over bridge, which is a dead end road.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Dalmeny Junction map co-ordinates
Parking on bridge over line at location.
Turn right outside station and under the railway, continue for about 100 meters until you reach an over bridge. At the far end of this bridge go down onto the pathway below. Walk along this path, in the direction of Edinburgh, until you pass under the next bridge (half mile). From here there is a path, on the left, back up onto the bridge.If you had walked for approx half mile in opposite direction, you would end up under the Forth bridge, at South Queensferry!Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are some local shops with pubs and a supermarket etc, toilets can be found a short drive away in South Queensferry.
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Good views in both the north and south directions. The line is a northbound climb into the station.
Pictures from the pathway location (figs 5-8) can be a little awkward at times , due to the sun being 'wrong side of the line' for much of the day.
General views - All photographs © Steven Wakefield unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
The mostly freight line from winchburgh curves away to the right.
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Looking north
Fig 5 - Looking south
From the pathway.
Fig 6 - Looking south
Fig 7 - Looking south
Accross to the Winchburg line.
Fig 8 - Looking north
From the pathway.
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