Lochore Branch (North British Railway)


This mineral line ran north east from Kelty to serve several mines. It was extended east to Thornton by the North British Railway to form a loop on the north side of the Dunfermline-Thornton line.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

View from a train window as A3 Pacific no 4472 Flying Scotsman heads north towards Perth on the Kinross-shire line with the Queen's College ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 16/05/1964
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This open cast mine opened in 1955.

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