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 Waverley station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Waverley Station is the main railway station in the Scottish capital Edinburgh.
The valley is bridged by the 1897 North Bridge (a three span iron and steel bridge, which passes high above the station's eastern section) and Waverley Bridge (which, by means of ramps, affords one of the main entrances to the station).
The Scott Monument stands in Princes Street Gardens near to the entrance to Waverley Station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Waverley_station   (788 words)

  
 Edinburgh's Train Stations
Waverley Station is the terminus for all mainline trains.
The station predates Waverley and was Edinburgh's original terminus for trains from Glasgow.
The city's other mainline train stop, Haymarket Station is situated just under two miles west on the lines from Waverley to Glasgow, Fife and the Highlands.
www.visitscotland.com /library/edinburghtrainstations   (226 words)

  
 Waverley Station, Waverley, Station, Edinburgh
Waverley Station should be modified to allow efficient functioning of trains but it's cerebral and airy concourse should not be compromised.
Waverley Station's grade A-listed booking hall would make way for a glass-roofed concourse on Waverley Bridge, giving passengers views of Edinburgh Castle and the Scott Monument.
Waverley’s redevelopment seems to be on the back burner yet again but at least speedy progress seems to be being made on the Old Town Fire site: Malcolm Fraser and James Simpson are working with the various owners on this project.
www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk /waverley_station_redevelopment.htm   (2269 words)

  
 Glen Waverley railway station, Melbourne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Glen Waverley is a railway station (station code: GWY) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
It is 20.9 km from Flinders Street Station, the center of the city's suburban railway network, and in Metcard ticketing Zone 2.
It is located at end of the Glen Waverley line, at Coleman Parade and Kings Way in the suburb of Glen Waverley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glen_Waverley_railway_station,_Melbourne   (126 words)

  
 Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh - Borders link hit by new Waverley plans
Waverley Station is bursting at the seams and extra track and platform space is needed to handle services on the East Coast Main Line linking the Capital with London and other commuter services.
Waverley Station can currently handle 24 trains per hour to the west and 15 an hour to the east.
Three options are now on the table to redevelop Waverley Station, ranging from dropping the redevelopment to carrying out a £440m-plus overhaul with additional platforms and retail space on top of the building.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /edinburgh.cfm?id=718662003   (772 words)

  
 Waverley Station - Edinburgh
Waverley Station from outside the Scottish National Gallery.
Above the station you can see Waverley Bridge, further back there's the NorthBridge with the Balmoral Hotel, and then Calton Hill with Nelson's Monument on top in the background.
www.firstcity.force9.co.uk /newgallery/city2.htm   (37 words)

  
 Travelogue
The station that we all know today as Waverley was rebuilt from the original stations of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway and the North British Railway between the years 1892 and 1900.
Most fortunately, both the station house and the signal box are still intact and restored, although several trees are now trying their hardest to render them invisible from the road bridge over the platform.
The station sat on a falling 1 in 120 gradient to the south, with a slight curvature.
www.wrha.org.uk /travelogue.htm   (6122 words)

  
 Glen Waverley
Glen Waverley is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The suburb gives its name to the Glen Waverley train line, which terminates at Glen Waverley station.
B Wave Portal Directory for the Waverley area and surrounding suburbs.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Glen_Waverley.html   (300 words)

  
 Railways  -  Waverley Station
Waverley Station is Edinburgh's main station, situated at the East End of Princes Street.
Canal Street station was beside North Bridge station (later to become Waverley Station).
The line into Canal Street station was at right angles to the line passing through North Bridge station.
www.edinphoto.org.uk /1_edin_t/1_edinburgh_transport_railways_-_waverley_station.htm   (185 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Scotland Re-design money given to Waverley
The executive said options for the future design of Haymarket station were currently being considered in the wider context of the prospective development of the surrounding area and tram proposals.
Increased capacity at Waverley is vital for the executive's plans to introduce new services for Fife, to accommodate longer trains on the flagship Glasgow-Edinburgh route and to re-open the Airdrie-Bathgate line.
Waverley is said to be "central" to Scotland's rail potential
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/scotland/3641827.stm   (448 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Scotland - Anger as Waverley station plans are unveiled
Waverley’s primary purpose is to be a first-class, high-quality, efficient railway station, and not to be some expensive shopping centre.
THE details of the long-delayed first stage of expansion at Waverley station in Edinburgh- costing £150 million - were announced by the Scottish Executive yesterday.
A series of weekend closures of the station is likely during the work between 2005 and 2007, with an extra platform being built at Haymarket station in the West End, where some trains will terminate.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=447392004   (885 words)

  
 Scotland Street Railway Station
At first the trains were scheduled to leave the Waverley Station 20 minutes before the departure of the various trains from Granton.
From Waverley Station to the Scotland Street Station the grade was very steep.
In 1986 the area near the old Scotland Street Station was cleared and trees were planted.
www.ednet.co.uk /~mctavish/tunnel.html   (1088 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - The railways - Anderson demands action to revive 'third-rate Waverley'
The number of trains using Waverley station has increased by 50 per cent over the past 15 years to 576 per day, and the station has reached capacity for trains arriving via Haymarket.
Although £140 million is being spent on redesigning Waverley Steps and creating three much-needed new platforms within the next two years, the station's long-term future is still in doubt.
Councillor Anderson said: "Waverley Station is a hole in the heart of our great city.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=168&id=2166462005   (1089 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Waverley
The 15-page document notes that the Scott monument, at 200ft high, is the tallest in the world to a literary figure, and the Edinburgh is the only city to have named its station after a novel: Waverley.
Only one further completion is due by March next year - the 213,000sq ft redevelopment of the former central Post Office building, now called Waverley Gate, on Waterloo Place...
Waverley Council's environmental services manager Emily Scott yesterday conducted a random test for The Daily Telegraph on Bondi Beach in which a 4sqm patch was cordoned off and the sand removed and sifted to a depth of 10cm...
news.surfwax.com /literature/files/Waverley_Scott.html   (1153 words)

  
 Scotsman.com Business - ScotRail - Waverley set for cut-price £100m overhaul
WAVERLEY Station is to get a cut-price £100 million overhaul under plans set to be unveiled early next month by rail chiefs.
The tracks at the west end of the station will also be remodelled to boost capacity, and a temporary turn-back will be formed at Haymarket Station while parts of Waverley are out of action.
The planned £400m Waverley revamp - which was to have been developed over seven years - included increasing the number of platforms to allow an additional 32 train movements per hour, a shopping centre, travel hall and escalator.
business.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=139&id=301742004   (936 words)

  
 Edinburgh Airport Bus Transfer Into City Centre
Waverley Station is also the centre of the local bus network, (but there is no central bus station for local buses) and is a focus of Edinburgh City Centre hotels.
There is a bus/coach station in Edinburgh just north of Waverley Station but this is not for local buses, from here buses travel long distance to Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness etc as well as some regional runs to places like St Andrews.
The major stops are Edinburgh Zoo (around which are several hotels), Murrayfield, Haymarket and then along Princes Street in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle to Waverley Station, the main Edinburgh railway station.
www.edinburgh-hotels-toolkit.com /travel/edinburgh_airport_bus.htm   (308 words)

  
 Waverley on track for renewal
The number of trains using Waverley has increased greatly over the past 12 years - 380 in 1988 to 575 in 2000 - and the station will soon reach its capacity with passenger numbers forecast to continue to grow.
"Increased capacity and flexibility at Waverley Station is central to the new Scottish Passenger Rail franchise which is due to be re-let in April 2004.
Up to £1 million to support preparatory work required for the development of Waverley Station in Edinburgh was pledged by the Executive today.
www.scotland.gov.uk /pages/news/2002/05/p_SEET034.aspx   (385 words)

  
 Railtrack (Waverley Station) Order Confirmation Act 2000
Provisional Order to limit the operation of restrictions which may affect Waverley Station in the city of Edinburgh or the land on which it is situated; to repeal certain local statutory provisions relating to Waverley Station; to make good the feudal title to some of the land within Waverley Station; and for connected purposes.
(b) fronting Waverley Bridge for a length of 129 metres or thereby (comprising the Waverley Bridge frontage of the main station area), and (c) extending eastwards over the main station area for a uniform distance of 67.20 metres or thereby.
"the main station area" means the land shown for the purpose of identification only coloured green on the signed plan, comprising so much of Waverley Station as lies to the east of Waverley Bridge;
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/locact00/20000006.htm   (2118 words)

  
 Overview of Waverley Station
Lying beneath North Bridge in Edinburgh, and extending from Waverley Bridge in the west to Calton Hill in the east, is the immense Waverley Station.
This is because the geography of the city, with the Old Town perched on a ridge to the south, linked via North Bridge to the New Town on a ridge to the north, allowed the railway to be routed through the valley between.
The station we see today was begun in 1868, after the North British Railway absorbed the other companies, replacing the congested old stations.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/features/featurefirst6042.html   (274 words)

  
 Contact Us > Finding Us > Getting to us from Waverley Station: Edinburgh University School of Physics Undergraduate Brochure
Leave Waverley station by the ramp between Platform 19 and the main concourse.
Lothian Regional Travel (LRT) Service 42 stops at the campus but the nearest bus stop to Waverley Station is a few minutes walk away.
Leave Waverley station by the steps between Platform 19 and the main concourse.
www.ph.ed.ac.uk /undergraduate/contact/find/rail.html   (636 words)

  
 The Bike Station - Home
The Bike Station is a community project that accepts donated bikes from members of the public and recycles them for use by priority groups of people such as the long term unemployed, those who have been homeless and those with mental health problems.
The Bike Station is able to come out on-site to you, find out more.
The Bike Station is a charity promoting cycling, find out how you can help.
www.thebikestation.org.uk   (305 words)

  
 Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
The station had curving platforms from the north to the west and a junction was formed with the lines running east-west through Waverley station which faced west.
This station is now buried under Waverley Market and Waverley station.
Today the site of the station goods yard is a playground and the platform area has been leveled and made into parkland.
www.hows.org.uk /personal/rail/incline/edln.htm   (164 words)

  
 Fountain Court Apartments - Apartment - Old Town - Edinburgh
Out of the Waverley Station, turn on the left and follow Princes Street and proceed to Shandwick Place, turn on the second on the right, you arrive in front of the Morrison Street Apartment.
Out of the Waverley Station turn on the right and follow Waterloo Place, then take the regnet Road within the end, turn on the right and then the first on the right again.
When you arrive to the Edinburgh airport take the shuttle and stop to Waverley Bridge, then follow the above instrucions.
www.scotlandby.com /fountain/pages/reach.htm   (161 words)

  
 QMUC
If you do get off the train at Waverley Station, do not cross to the side of the street where the shops are.
If possible, get off the train at Haymarket Station (as it’s closer to the Corstorphine Campus than Waverley Station).
Outside the Station there is a bus stop – get a number 26 LRT bus or a number 86 First bus to Clerwood.
www.qmced.ac.uk /marketing/bulletins/directions.htm   (775 words)

  
 ICLCE 2005
The main train station in Edinburgh is Waverley Station (it is shown on the second of the two maps, in the centre, towards the top).
The main train station (called Waverley Station) is a good orientation point - it is situated right in the centre of the city, between the New Town and the Old Town, just next to Princes Street (Princes Street is the main central shopping street in Edinburgh), and there are normally lots of taxis available there.
The last stop on this bus journey will leave you right in the heart of Edinburgh- opposite Waverley Train Station (the drop off and pick up point for the airport bus is shown on the second of the two maps, next to Waverley Station).
www.englang.ed.ac.uk /iclce/trav.html   (1264 words)

  
 Heriot-Watt Maths - How to get here
Arriving by the East Coast line at the main Waverley Station in the city centre, walk up the steps to Princes Street and walk west along Princes Street until you reach a bus stop where Lothian Buses 25, or 34, see below, is indicated.
The journey time to Riccarton is approximately 35 minutes from Waverley Station and 25 minutes from Haymarket Station.
Arriving from the West, it is slightly quicker to alight at Haymarket Station, walk 100m east towards a large road junction (Haymarket), turn right and cross the Dalry road to reach a Lothian Buses 25 bus stop.
www.ma.hw.ac.uk /getting_here.html   (503 words)

  
 Edinburgh Waverley railway station approach, Edinburgh
Situated in the very heart of the city in the valley between the Old and New towns, Waverley railway station is a vast construction, boasting over 20 platforms.
This is the road access into the station off Waverley Bridge.
www.urban75.org /photos/edinburgh/ed02.html   (71 words)

  
 SCOTTISH STRATEGIC RAIL STUDY: Working Paper 7 - Medium Resource Scenario: page 8
It should be noted that, with a sub-surface station at the airport, an airport service is provided under each of the Waverley Station re-development options, however, the benefits (and costs) of developing the airport sub-surface station are excluded from the analysis.
In essence the analysis therefore represents the incremental benefit of re-developing Edinburgh Waverley station once a sub-surface station at the airport has been developed.
7.27 However, if a sub-surface station is developed at Edinburgh airport there will no longer be a need for a shuttle service between the airport and Edinburgh Waverley which would free up four train paths at Edinburgh Waverley Station Design (Option 4).
www.scotland.gov.uk /library5/transport/ssrswp7-08.asp   (1180 words)

  
 Edinburgh Location
Alternatively when exiting Waverley Station on Princes Street turn right and walk two hundred yards to the North Bridge.
From Waverley Station cross Princes Street to the shops side and take any bus Nos.
From Waverley Station proceed as under Arriving by air.
www.albahouse.com /Page14.htm   (80 words)

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