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Broughty Ferry to Forfar Branch

This line is closed. The line is also known as the Dundee and Forfar Direct Line.

 
Clickable map of the Broughty Ferry to Forfar Branch.

Local area

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This is an area of farmed countryside.

Chronology

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Description of route

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From Broughty Ferry to Forfar.

Broughty Junction

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This west facing junction was located to the east of Broughty Ferry station. The branch initially ran to the south of the Dundee and Arbroath Railway before crossing over it and entering Barnhill station.

Kingennie

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This station had two platforms and a passing loop. The station building is now a house.

Gagie Halt

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This was a single platform timber halt, the platform being on the east of the running line. The embankment remains here, but the platform has rotted away. There was a siding to the south of the station on the east side, accessible from the north.

Monikie

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This station had a single platform and goods yard alongside. The site is now very overgrown.

Kirkbuddo

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This station had two platforms and a passing loop. The station building is now a house. The timber loading bank remains.

Kingsmuir

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This station was to the south of the town of Kingsmuir. The station had a single paltform and was located in a deep cutting. The cutting is still there overgrown and usually fairly damp.

Forfar North Junction

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This west facing junction with the Arbroath and Forfar Railway was located to the east of Forfar station and goods yard. The line approached the junction in a very deep cutting, now infilled. The actual site of the junction is now derelict land.


Page created on 14/11/1997
Page last edited on: 07/08/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford
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