Glenfarg Line (North British Railway)

Introduction

This line is closed and much of the route used by the M90. The line ran from Mawcarse Junction to Bridge of Earn via Glenfarg and was opened in connection with the Forth Bridge Railway.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a two platform station.
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Overbridge to the west of Mawcarse station where the trackbed is crossed by the A911. View looks west. [With thanks to Brian McDevitt for correcting ...
Brian Forbes 01/01/2007
View NE from Arlary Bridge. Mawcarse Junction site is still visible. This was a main junction to either Perth or Ladybank from Kinross and the south. ...
Brian Forbes 29/03/2008
Remains of the east/northbound platform at Mawcarse in 1981 from the road bridge to the east of the station, the view looks west. The southbound ...
Craig Seath //1981

This was a two platform station with the main station building on the northbound platform. It was opened on the Glenfarg route opened to improve the North British Railway's approach to Perth after the opening of the forth Bridge.
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Bill Jamieson views the southern portal of the first of two tunnels north of Glenfarg on 12th June 2013. ...
David Spaven 12/06/2013
The trackbed of the former Glenfarg Line has played host for thirty years to these black ponies. The high wall to the right is part of the bridge that ...
Brian Forbes 04/11/2008
An unidentified loading bank north of Glenfarg village, seen here looking south on 12th June 2013. ...
David Spaven 12/06/2013
Railscot contributor Bill Jamieson discovers a Vanfit north of Glenfarg village on the former direct Edinburgh-Perth route, looking north on 12th June ...
David Spaven 12/06/2013

View south in the northern of the two tunnels at Glenfarg in 1995. ...
Ewan Crawford //1995

This signal box was located south of Bridge of Earn Junction and north of Glenfarg. There was a crossover only. It was south of the village of Dron and west of Balmanno Castle.
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This two platform station was immediately west of the junction between the lines to Ladybank and Glenfarg. The junction was controlled by a signal box in the 'V' of the junction, aligned to the Glenfarg route.
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A 37 hauled Edinburgh to Inverness train passes the site of the former second Bridge of Earn station in 1990. ...
Ewan Crawford //1990