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Montrose and Bervie Railway

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Montrose and Bervie Railway

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Clickable map of the Montrose and Bervie Railway

Local area 

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The line runs up the east coast of Scotland from Montrose to Bervie, south of Aberdeen. The northern section of the line runs below high cliffs. This is an area of farming, caravan parks and small fishing harbours.

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Description of route

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A single track line from Montrose to Inverbervie.

Broomfield Junction

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For details see the entry for the Aberdeen Railway. Text not yet entered (Aberdeen Railway) (North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway).

Broomfield Junction Halt 

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North Water Bridge Viaduct

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This view looks west.

North Water Bridge Halt

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This impressive viaduct was the largest structure on the line and still stands.

St Cyrus  

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The old platform survived until the late 1990s. The stationmaster's house, trackbed and a road overbridge remain to hint the station location.

Lauriston 

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The former station site is now a caravan park. Some buildings which may be railway associated are in the distance in this view, which looks North.

Johnshaven 

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View looking South.

Gourdon  

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View looking north.

Inverbervie  

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This was the terminus of the line. There were a number of plans to extend the railway to Aberdeen. See the Aberdeen Junction Railway.


Page created on 14/11/1997
Page last edited on: 24/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford