East Fife Central Railway

Introduction

This freight line is closed. It later became the Lochty Light Railway or Lochty Private Railway.






Dates

  /  /1893[East Fife Central Railway]
East Fife Central Railway authorised.
  /  /1895[East Fife Central Railway]
[North British Railway]
East Fife Central Railway absorbed by North British Railway.
18/08/1898[East Fife Central Railway]
Line opened from East of Fife Central Junction to Lochty for goods only.
01/08/1964[East Fife Central Railway]
Closed except for a short section at the Lochty terminus
10/08/1964[East Fife Central Railway]
Lochty (excluded) to East of Fife Central Junction closed to freight.
  /  /1992[East Fife Central Railway]
Lochty Private Railway closed.
  /  /1994[East Fife Central Railway]
Fife Railway Preservation Group complete the removal of their equipment from Lochty to storage.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a four way junction between the 1854 Leven Railway and the 1898 East Fife Central Railway and Kirkland Yard (North British Railway) (around 1910).
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This goods station was to the south of Kennoway itself. It had a loop and sidings on the north side, served from the east.
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This is a 1974 photo of a walk along the old Central Fife track bed from
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Jim Scott //1974

This was a siding on the south side of the line, served from the west. ...

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This goods station was on the north side of the single track line, and served from the east.
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This was a goods station with a loop and series of sidings to the north, served from the west with a loading bank.
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Served by a branch to the east of Largoward Goods. The siding was served from the east.
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After closure of the East Fife Central Railway a short portion was retained at the east end running from here to Lochty. This line was the Lochty Private Railway.
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Former Wemyss Private Railway No 16 at Knightsward on the Lochty PR in the mid 1970s with the late Ian Fraser bottom right. Hornby has announced a OO ...
Bill Roberton //

This was a goods station, the terminus of the East Fife Central Railway. There were several sidings served from the west and a loop to the south.
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Hunslet 0-6-0 saddle tank at Lochty, East Fife in 1980 ...
Gordon Steel /08/1980
Privately preserved A4 Pacific no 60009 Union of South Africa at Lochty in September 1969. ...
Jim Peebles /09/1969
60009 at Lochty in September of 1969. ...
Jim Peebles /09/1969
A gleaming 60009 Union of South Africa photographed at Lochty in September 1969. ...
Jim Peebles /09/1969