Burntisland



Dates

  /  /    Burntisland Docks
17 acres site developed with 2 docks each with 6 coal hoists by the North British Railway.
  /  /1817Burntisland Waggonway
Opened from Newbigging limeworks to Burntisland harbour
28/05/1838Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
Victoria Jetty, Granton opened for traffic to Burntisland.
31/07/1845Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Act 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 station.
17/09/1847Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Opened 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.
  /  /1850Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
World's first train ferry operates from Granton to Burntisland [1st].
  /  /1876Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
Burntisland [1st] to Granton train ferry withdrawn.
  /  /1878Binnend Oilworks, Burntisland
Mines and shale oil works in operation
  /  /1901Binnend Oilworks, Burntisland
Closed
14/04/1914Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Collision at Burntisland between London to Aberdeen express and Carlisle to Dundee goods