Boddam Branch (Great North of Scotland Railway)

Introduction

This railway is closed. The railway provided a service from Boddam to Ellon with connections to Aberdeen. A hotel was built at Cruden Bay and had an electric tramway service. The line was owned by the Great North of Scotland Railway.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Auchmacoy

This was a single platform station on the south side of the line. There was a goods yard at the east end, served from the east. The station was north of Auchmacoy House.
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Pitlurg

Pitlurg was a generously laid out two platform station at a very rural farming location in Aberdeenshire.
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Hatton [GNSR]

This was a single platform station on the north side of the line. To the west was the goods yard, approached from the south west.
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Cruden Bay

This was a very fine two platform station with heavily canopied station buildings on each platform, in keeping with it being associated with a fine railway owned hotel, Cruden Bay Hotel.
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Bullers O' Buchan Halt

This was a one platform to the south of the Bullers O' Buchan road bridge, of which a single abutment survives. The platform was on the east side of the line.
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Longhaven

This was a single platform station on the north / west side of the line. There was a goods yard to the south of the site, approached from the south west.
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Boddam

This was the generously laid out terminus of the line from Ellon. The passenger station was to the west and goods station to its east. The platform was on the east side of a long looped line. The station building was at the north end and a very large two road carriage shed on the east side of...

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