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Written by David Ross - 22 Oct 2004
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Location notes
This location is situated on the Mainline from Edinburgh-Falkirk, Glasgow, Stirling and Dunblane.
Railway type and traffic
The type of trains usually found at this location are all First Scotrail class 150s, 156s 158s and 170s plus the daily Inverness-London Kings Cross Hst working which passes through the station at around 11:05 going South and 16:40 going North.
It is strongly advised that you do not wear a Hibernian colours as this railway station lies in the Heart Of Midlothian area of the City. It is not recommended to go this station after dark as it is unstaffed but has security staff that call in now and again.
Road directions
To get to this location by car simply take the Edinburgh By-pass and follow signs for the Edinburgh Park Shopping Complex.

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Edinburgh Park map co-ordinates
There is a big car park at the shopping complex.
Public transport
Getting to Edinburgh Park by Public Transport is easy as there is trains every 20 minutes from Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket. Train runs from Glasgow do not call here so you will have to change trains at Linlithgow or Haymarket. Fares from Edinburgh Waverley are 2.00 for an Adult Cheap Day Return and 2.70 for a Standard Day Return.

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There are no toilets or shops at this station. The nearest place would be the shopping complex which is situated about 100 yards to the left of the Stirling bound platform.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Edinburgh Park

Googly map
Streetmap links
Edinburgh Park general view map
Edinburgh Park close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Edinburgh Park

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Photographic notes
This station is fairly good for both photographers and videographers as it has a footbridge that it fairly wide and keeps the sun out of the way. The bridge is also enclosed thus meaning you can take shelter from the Wind and Rain.
Railscot - Edinburgh Park

General views - All photographs © David Ross unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 1 - Looking south

From the platform

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

From the footbridge

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