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Junction Line (Dundee and Arbroath Railway Extensions)

This is a short link line built to connect the Arbroath and Forfar Railway and the Dundee and Arbroath Railway. The line replaced an earlier tramway, which ran through the streets to connect the lines, and the terminii at Arbroath Catherine Street and Arbroath Lady Loan.

The line was built by the Dundee and Arbroath Railway.

 

Clickable map of the Arbroath (New) link line.

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This line runs through the town of Arbroath, famous for its 'smokies'.

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Description of route

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This line runs through Arbroath.

Arbroath (New) Opened:1/2/1848
   
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This station, the present Arbroath station, was built on a link line built between the Forfar line and the Dundee and Arbroath Railway. The station had a large goods yard which partly remains, three main through platforms and a bay platform at the north end.


Page created in 31/01/2003
Page last edited on: 07/08/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford
Arbroath and Forfar Railway Dundee and Arbroath Railway North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway