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4th December 1967 - the last train ran on the line

1967 to 1970'sTunnel closed and bricked up

1980 - Water of Leith Walkway being created

May to October 1980 - Edinburgh District Council's Special Measures Programme in progress.  Landscape Architects Ian Temple and Charlotte Cottingham create the mural below, showing the Balerno Pug and a continuous band along both walls, as tunnel “maintenance”.

Tunnel walls and ceiling painted and lighting installed.