Aberfoyle Slate Quarries Tramway




Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a single platform terminus with a run round loop, station building with small canopy, small signal box (akin to those on the original section of the West Highland Railway), water tank, turntable, single road, single ended locomotive shed and loading bank lines, north of the line into the station and, like the station, approached from the east.
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Looking west along Lochard Road in Aberfoyle. On the left is the surviving parapet of the bridge which allowed the Aberfoyle Slate Quarry tramway to ...
Bill Roberton 20/06/2018
Looking east over Manse Road in Aberfoyle towards the former station and goods yard. The quarry tramway passed through the gap in the hedge and steel ...
Bill Roberton 19/06/2018
A postcard view of Aberfoyle centred on the (now former) Baillie Nicol Jarvie Hotel. To the right, the buffers at the west end of Aberfoyle station. ...
Ewan Crawford Collection //
This curious structure made from old rails is to be found near a path off the trackbed of the S&A near the site of the former Aberfoyle locomotive ...
Colin McDonald 04/03/2015

The Aberfoyle Slate Quarries were located north of Aberfoyle. After arrival of the railway in 1882 a tramway, with a steep incline out of Aberfoyle, was installed running to the quarries. The quarries predated the railway and tramway, possibly opening in the early 1700s or even earlier.
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Concrete structure on the route of the Aberfoyle Slate Quarries Tramway. But is it the base of a pylon on a ropeway or actually part of the tramway? ...
Bill Roberton 22/06/2018