Brechin and Edzell District Railway

Introduction

This line is closed.





Dates

  /  /1890Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Brechin and Edzell District Railway authorised.
  /  /1896Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Opened with stations at Inchbare and Edzell.
  /06/1896Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Single road engine shed opened at Edzell Shed to the south of the station.
  /  /1910Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell Shed closed and engines operate out of Brechin Shed [2nd].
01/10/1912Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Inchbare renamed Dunlappie.
  /11/1912Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Dunlappie renamed Stracathro.
  /  /1917Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Brechin West Junction to Brechin East Junction closed to passengers.
  /  /1922Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell Shed demolished.
01/01/1923Dundee and Newtyle Railway Arbroath and Forfar Railway Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway Caledonian Railway Glasgow and South Western Railway Callander and Oban Railway Glasgow and Kilmarnock Joint Railway Highland Railway Cathcart District Railway Killin Railway Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Committee Brechin and Edzell District Railway Dornoch Light Railway Wick and Lybster Light Railway
Grouped into London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
27/04/1931Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell to Brechin (excluded) closed to passengers. Also given as 26/4/1931.
04/07/1938Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell to Brechin re-opened to passengers.
26/09/1938Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell to Brechin (excluded) re-closed to passengers.
07/09/1964Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Edzell to Brechin closed to goods.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


Terminus

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The imposing northern elevation of Brechin station adjoins Platform 1, and has been the subject of much restoration work by the Caledonian Railway. ...
David Spaven 01/09/2018
The Caledonian Railway terminus at Brechin was opened in 1848 by the
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David Spaven 01/09/2018
D5314 prepares to run round the stock of the 13.40 departure from Brechin on 1st September 2018. The loco is framed by the columns of the former ...
David Spaven 01/09/2018
Classic vehicles complement the classic traction for a period feel as D5314 rests at Brechin on arrival with the first train of the day from Bridge of ...
David Spaven 01/09/2018


Opened

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Looking south east at Brechin North Junction. ...
Ewan Crawford //

This is a closed station, the name of which changed a number of times. The station was at Inchbare (to the immediate east) some way (1.5 miles) west of Stracathro. Dunlappie is 2 miles to the north west. Stracathro is the biggest settlement.
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This was the terminus of a branch from Brechin. The station was close to the centre of the village and to the south west. Nearby the station was the Glenesk Hotel, still open. Edzell was small when the railway opened to the south of the existing village.
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