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Chronology for Edinburgh and Northern Railway

31/07/1845Edinburgh and Northern RailwayAct receives Royal assent. Mainline from Burntisland to Perth via Ladybank. Branches from Ladybank to Cupar and Kirkcaldy to the harbour. The Perth station was to be by the Dundee_and_Perth_Railway/index.php>Dundee_and_Perth_Railway/index.php>Dundee and Perth Railway station.
9/12/1847Edinburgh and Northern RailwayExtended from Lindores 1st to Glenburnie. {{Glenburnie}} opened and {{Lindores 1st}} closed. (Lindores 1st may also have been known as Abdie?)
27/7/1847Edinburgh Leith and Newhaven Railway
Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Edinburgh, Leith and Granton Railway absorbed by Edinburgh and Northern Railway.
17/9/1847Edinburgh and Northern RailwayOpened from Burntisland to Lindores and Cupar. Stations at {{Burntisland 1st}}, {{Kinghorn}}, {{Kirkcaldy}}, {{Sinclairtown}}, {{Dysart}}, {{Thornton}}, {{Markinch}}, {{Falkland Road}}, {{Kingskettle}}, {{Ladybank}}, {{Collessie}}, {{Lindores 1st}}, {{Springfield}} and {{Cupar}}.
18/5/1848Edinburgh and Northern RailwayExtended from Glenburnie to Abernethy Road. Stations at {{Newburgh 1st}} and {{Abernethy Road}} opened. {{Glenburnie}} closed.
25/7/1848Edinburgh and Northern RailwayOpened from Abernethy Road to Hilton Junction. Stations at {{Abernethy}} and {{Bridge of Earn 1st}} opened, {{Abernethy Road}} closed. (Alternative date for Bridge of Earn - 18th.)
13/12/1849Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway)Dunfermline Branch opened from Thornton Junction to Dunfermline. Stations opened at {{Halbeath}}.
/4/1849Edinburgh and Northern RailwayEdinburgh, Perth and Dundee RailwayThe Edinburgh and Northern Railway becomes the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway.
//1850Fordell Railway
Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Link from Fordell Railway to Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway opened.
17/5/1850Edinburgh and Northern RailwayOpened from Cupar to Ferry-Port-on-Craig for passengers. Stations opened at {{Dairsie}}, {{Leuchars 1st}}, {{Ferry-Port-on-Craig}} opened.
//1851Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Ferry-Port-on-Craig}} renamed {{Tay Port}}.
01/07/1852Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Leuchars 1st}} renamed {{Leuchars Junction}} on the opening of the St_Andrews_Railway/index.php>St_Andrews_Railway/index.php>St Andrews Railway.
//1861Kinross-shire RailwayEdinburgh and Northern RailwayKinross-shire Railway absorbed by Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway.
//1861Fife and Kinross Railway
Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Fife and Kinross Railway absorbed by the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway.
01/06/1878Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Leuchars Junction 1st}} closed on opening of the /index.php>Tay_Bridge_and_Associated_Railways/index.php>Tay_Bridge_and_Associated_Railways_replaced_by_{{Leuchars_Junction_2nd/index.php>Tay_Bridge_and_Associated_Railways/index.php>Tay_Bridge_and_Associated_Railways/index.php>Tay Bridge and Associated Railways replaced by {{Leuchars Junction 2nd}} to the south at the junction between the lines.
01/12/1878Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Leuchars Junction 1st}} reopens as {{Leuchars Old}}.
12/05/1879Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Tay Port}} altered to become a through station on the Newport_Railway/index.php>Newport_Railway/index.php>Newport Railway, afterwards known as {{Tayport}}.
1/2/1890Edinburgh and Northern RailwayNew further west {{Bridge of Earn 2nd}} station opened to serve both the Perth to Ladybank and Perth to Cowdenbeath lines. {{Bridge of Earn 1st}} closes.
13/8/1906Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Newburgh 2nd}} opens west of {{Newburgh 1st}} which closes.
30/6/1913Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Leuchars Junction}} burned down by suffragettes.
14/4/1914Edinburgh and Northern RailwayCollision at Burntisland between London to Aberdeen express and Carlisle to Dundee goods
01/01/1917Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway){{Sinclairtown}}, {{Halbeath}}, {{Kingskettle}} closed.
01/05/1919Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway){{Sinclairtown}}, {{Halbeath}}, {{Kingskettle}} re-opened.
3/10/1921Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Leuchars Old}} station closed.
01/07/1923Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Thornton}} renamed {{Thornton Junction}}.
22/9/1930Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway){{Halbeath}} station closed.
/7/1933Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Bridge of Earn Junction}} to {{Newburgh 1st}} singled and {{Glenburnie Junction}} to {{Ladybank}} singled. {{Newburgh 2nd}} to {{Glenburnie Junction}} becomes a long loop.
20/9/1954Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Dairsie}} closed.
19/9/1955Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Bridge of Earn Junction}} to {{Ladybank}} closed to passengers. Stations at {{Abernethy}}, {{Newburgh 2nd}} and {{Collessie}} closed.
9/1/1956Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Tayport}} (excluded) to {{Leuchars Junction 2nd}} (excluded) closed to passengers. {{Leuchars Old}} (excluded) to {{Morton Siding}} (excluded) closed to all traffic.
15/9/1958Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Falkland Road}} station closed
13/5/1960Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Newburgh 2nd}} to {{Glenburnie Junction}} singled
22/05/1966Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Tayport}}, now a terminus from {{Wormit}}, closed.
11/1/1966Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Bridge of Earn Junction}} to {{Ladybank}} closed by rockfall at {{Clatchard Craig Quarry}}.
23/5/1966Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Tayport}} to {{Spinning Mill Siding}} closed to goods.
16/1/1967Edinburgh and Northern RailwayLine re-opened between {{Bridge or Earn Junction}} and {{Ladybank}} after clearing rockfall at {{Clatchard Craig Quarry}} and re-instating line.
4/9/1967Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Kingskettle}} station closed.
6/10/1969Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Sinclairtown}}, {{Dysart}}, {{Thornton Junction}} stations closed.
/4/1970Edinburgh and Northern RailwayClosure of Thornton (62A) shed
/4/1970Edinburgh and Northern RailwayClosure of Dunfermline (62C) shed, Townhill wagon repair shops stabling point becomes 62C and gains allocation of locomotives
16/2/1972Edinburgh and Northern RailwayTokenless block introduced between {{Ladybank}} and {{Hilton Junction}}. {{Bridge of Earn Junction}} signal-box closed.
/5/1972Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Newburgh 2nd}} loop extended and each track signaled for bi-directional working.
8/1/1973Edinburgh and Northern RailwayWithdrawal of direct daily {{Kirkcaldy}} to {{Glasgow Queen Street}} working.
21/4/1973Edinburgh and Northern RailwayTrackwork at {{Ladybank Works}} removed, but building not demolished.
6/10/1975Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Bridge of Earn Junction}} to {{Ladybank}} re-opened for passengers (after closure of the Glenfarg Line).
6/10/1975Edinburgh and Northern RailwaySome {{Perth}} to {{Edinburgh Waverley}} workings diverted from via {{Stirling}} to via {{Newburgh 2nd}}.
6/10/1979Edinburgh and Northern Railway{{Newburgh 2nd}} sidings removed pending removal of loop.
//1981Edinburgh and Northern RailwaySignaling from {{Dalmeny}} to {{Cupar}}, {{Dunfermline}} and {{Cowdenbeath}} transferred to the new {{Edinburgh Signaling Centre}}.
//1992Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway){{Glenrothes with Thornton}} opened.
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