This line is open. This line runs along the north bank of the River Tay through an area of farmed Countryside.
After renting the Dundee and Newtyle Railway and the Dundee and Arbroath Railway the company became the Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway.
|/ /1845||Dundee and Perth Railway|
Act receives Royal assent
|31/07/1845||Edinburgh 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.
|/ /1848||Dundee and Perth RailwayScottish Central Railway|
Dundee and Perth Railway absorbed by Scottish Central Railway.
|/10/1865||Dundee and Perth Railway|
Ninewells junction open/closed. (CHECK)
|11/06/1956||Dundee and Perth Railway|
Magdelan Green closed
|/ /1960||Dundee and Perth Railway|
Dundee West demolished to make way for the approach road to the Tay Road Bridge.
|03/05/1965||Dundee and Perth Railway|
Dundee West to Buckingham West Junction closed to passengers.
These locations are along the line.
This was the junction between the Dundee and Perth Railway's approach to Dundee West and a short spur from the Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway)'s Dundee Central Junction. It was paid for by the North British Railway[ but staffed by, and in the style of, the Caledonian Railway. The connection allowed trains from the Perth direction to enter [[Tay ...More details
This was a two platform station with the main station building on the eastbound platform. There was no goods yard. There was a signal box until 1925. The station closed in 1956.
Dundee's waterfront from Invergowrie Bay east to Stannergate is built on land reclaimed from the sea. The Esplanade, the land between Ninewells and Craig Pier, was recovered by the town and railway companies and the southern portion was to become a pleasant parkland by the sea, a process which had began when the Dundee and Perth Railway ran across the beach at Seabraes and Yeaman Shore ...More details
This is a two platform station. There was a single storey main station building at the east end of the eastbound platform.
This was a two platform station with the main station building on the eastbound platform and waiting rooms on each platform. Longforgan itself is a mile to the north.
This level crossing is west of the former station, signal box and level crossing at Longforgan. ...More details
This was a two platform station. The station building, on the eastbound platform, still stands in use as a house. The building is of a style typical of the line such as that at Errol.
This was the passenger terminus of a tramway line built out northwards from Inchture station. The terminus building, a row of houses built in a style similar to the station building on the Dundee and Perth Railway had a garage for the tram at its west end, where a large wooden panel covers the doorway. Inchture Village itself is to the north east. The terminus is a mile and a half north of ...More details
This signal box was on the north side of the line east of the Grange level crossing. There was a trailing crossover and siding, north side, serving a loading bank. The box closed in 1966, replaced by automatic barriers. The level crossing still exists.
This was a two platform station which closed in 1985 and remains largely intact. The platforms remain. The main station building, a ground floor with attic and short platform canopy, is on the eastbound platform, marked 1847. A waiting shelter remains on the westbound. The lattice footbridge also remains, with the timber footway removed for safety.
This goods station was on the south side of the line and served from the west. A siding running south served the Errol Brick and Tile Works.
This was a two platform station. There was a single storey station building.
A single track metal girder single track viaduct which, in 1863/64, replaced an earlier double track timber viaduct which had 25 arches and an iron swing bridge. The original bridge was 444 yds long.
This was a two platform station at the west end of the Tay Viaduct [Perth] and a short distance east of Perth station. The station is in the south east of Perth, north of the South Inch and west of the River Tay. It is named for the road passed over by the railway immediately to the west of the former station.
The Dundee Dock opened in 1862 at right angles to the main Perth station in the southern part of the station's carriage turning area on the east side of the station. Prior to this the awkward arrangement was that trains from Dundee West reversed south of Perth to reach the station.
This is a superb major station with a tudor styled building by William Tite and large glazed trainshed situated on the western edge of the Perth town centre. To the south lines from Glasgow Queen Street High Level and Edinburgh Waverley meet at Hilton Junction and in the station lines north to Inverness and north east to Dundee and Aberdeen divide. Today it is an eight ...More details
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