This line is closed.
This is an area of farmed land to the north of Perth.
Description of route
From Strathord Junction to Bankfoot. Much of the route is now
difficult to discern, some of it now being encroached on by roads and some having been
ploughed through by farmers.
This junction was the end point of the Bankfoot Light
Railway. The junction was with the Scottish
Midland Junction Railway just North of Strathord Station. The branch was reached by two reversals.
There was a locomotive shed here to the East end of the station
and the North side of the track. The shed was single ended and the tracks faced the
The station consisted of a single platform with a wooden
building. Opposite the platform were a number of goods handling sidings and goods shed.
This station survived closure for many years (until the late
1980s), the site operating as a caravan site. However the site is now a housing estate.
Page created on 19/01/1998
Page last edited on: 07/08/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford