Kelty to Cowdenbeath (North British Railway)

Introduction

This loop is open, the route through Cowdenbeath (Old) being closed.




Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This junction was south of Cowdenbeath station. It opened in 1890 with Kelty to Cowdenbeath (North British Railway), one of the improvements of the Edinburgh to Perth route built for the opening of the Forth Bridge.
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Cowdenbeath South was where the deviation to Cowdenbeath New (the
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David Panton 14/04/2010

These sidings were on the west side of the line south of Cowdenbeath station and north of Cowdenbeath South Junction on the Kelty to Cowdenbeath (North British Railway). this line had opened in 1890 as part of the improvements associated with the opening of the Forth Bridge. The junction gave access to Mossbeath Colliery from the south. The colliery was to the west.
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This is a two platform station. The main station building, a modern structure, is on the up platform. The station features a lattice footbridge. The signal box, opened in 1901, was at the south end of the southbound platform.
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GBRf 66743 brings up the rear of the 'Royal Scotsman' as it approaches Cowdenbeath station with an Edinburgh - Aviemore private charter on 25th ...
Bill Roberton 25/09/2017
You've been framed! 158 736 seen through the latticework of Cowdenbeath's footbridge on 23 May, awaiting departure with the 13.23 to ...
Bill Roberton 23/05/2011
Stanier Pacific 46233 Duchess of Sutherland running between Lumphinnans and Cowdenbeath on 14 September 2014 with the afternoon SRPS Forth ...
John Robin 14/09/2014
156494 enters Cowdenbeath with the 15.40 from Glenrothes with Thornton to Edinburgh on 12 February. ...
Bill Roberton 12/02/2014

This junction was north of Cowdenbeath station. It was formed between the Kelty to Cowdenbeath (North British Railway) of 1890, (part of the improvements made for the Edinburgh-Perth route before the opening of the forth Bridge), and the Cowdenbeath North Junction to Lumphinnans Central Junction (North British Railway) link of 1900.
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60103 passes the site of Cowdenbeath North Junction on 14th May 2017. ...
Bill Roberton 14/05/2017
The first SRPS 'Forth Circle' of the day passing the site of Cowdenbeath North Junction on 6 September 2015 behind Black 5 45407. ...
Bill Roberton 06/09/2015
Ex LMSR Pacific 46233 Duchess of Sutherland with the morning SRPS Forth Circle special passing the former Cowdenbeath North Junction, on ...
Bill Roberton 14/09/2014
The Network Rail helicopter, for interest, a bit off-topic otherwise!
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Bill Roberton 14/05/2017

The single track Kinross-shire Railway opened here in 1860, a line from Lumphinnans Central Junction to Kinross. The junction was formed in 1890 when Kelty to Cowdenbeath (North British Railway) as part of the preparations for the opening of the Forth Bridge. The original line northwards from the junction was doubled.
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Looking north to Kelty station, junctions and marshalling yards in 1989. Unfortunately the trackbed has been heavily landscaped and you'll need your ...
Ewan Crawford //1989