Banff, Macduff and Turriff Extension Railway

Introduction

This railway is closed. The line provided a service between Turriff, the terminus of the Banff, Macduff and Turriff Junction Railway, and Macduff.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a two platform station to the south of Turriff, across the Bridge of Turriff over the Burn of Turriff from the town. The station was a terminus from 1857 to 1860. Following this, it was the largest intermediate station between Macduff and Inveramsay.
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Ex-GNSR 4-4-0 no 49 Gordon Highlander stands with the 1960 SLS/RCTS joint tour at Turriff on 13 June 1960. Photographed looking south from a ...
RB Parr, courtesy Stephenson Locomotive Society 13/06/1960
Ex-NBR Class J36 65303 ready to depart from Turriff with a freight from Macduff to Aberdeen (Kittybrewster) in 1961. [Ref query 6 January 2018] ...
David Murray-Smith //1961
The SLS/RCTS Joint Scottish Tour pauses at Turriff on 13 June 1960, seen here looking north through the station. ...
RB Parr, courtesy Stephenson Locomotive Society 13/06/1960
Looking north at the former Turriff station. ...
Ewan Crawford //

This was a single platform station with the platform on the west side of the line. The goods yard was at the south end, west side of the line, and approached from the south.
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Looking south at the former Plaidy station in 1997. The platform was on the right in the middle distance and goods yard beyond. The site is now a ...
Ewan Crawford 01/02/1997

This was a two platform station at closure. There was a goods yard at the south end, on the west side of the line, approached from the south. The main station building was on the northbound platform.
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Looking south at the closed King Edward station. ...
Ewan Crawford //
With the original porch at King Edward station now revealed, the booking office door, location of the station clock and ticket window are now visible. ...
John Williamson 22/01/2011
King Edward station on the Macduff branch in June 1979. There were some interesting additions to the original wooden structure which did not ...
John Williamson /06/1979
GNSR 49 with the 1960 RCTS/SLS Joint Scottish Tour near King Edward on the 13th of June 1960. ...
WA Camwell (Copyright Stephenson Locomotive Society) 13/06/1960

This was the original terminus of the line from Inveramsay and Turriff.
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Macduff (Banff) was the original terminus of the extension north from Turriff. Inconvenient for Macduff (and Banff) it was replaced as the line was ...
Ewan Crawford 23/05/2012