Newtyle, Eassie and Glammis Railway

Introduction

This early railway is closed. The company provided a service between Newtyle [1st] and Glammis. It was also known as the Newtyle and Glammis Railway. The company used the older spelling of Glammis for Glamis.

It was a 4 ft 6.5 in line.

The railway became part of the Scottish Midland Junction Railway and the line upgraded and re-gauged. With this it became an important part of the West Coast railways route from London to Aberdeen.



Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was the northern terminus of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway. The terminus building still stands. It is one of the oldest stations in Britain.
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Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Newtyle and Coupar Angus Railway
The trainshed of the original Newtyle station, viewed from the south, the direction of the original line approaching from Dundee Wards Road. The ...
Colin Martin 24/06/2017
The original Newtyle station trainshed, viewed from the south west. ...
Colin Martin 24/06/2017
The north end of the original Newtyle station showing the platform and building added to the right after conversion for goods. The building's gable ...
Colin Martin 24/06/2017
This building is often detailed as 'The Original station at Newtyle.' I am inclined to agree that the location of the 'Old' station is on the original ...
Colin Martin 24/06/2017
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This junction was north of Newtyle. It was where the northern end of an 1868 deviation through Newtyle [2nd] to avoid the 1831 Hatton Incline met the existing later lines.
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Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Newtyle and Coupar Angus Railway


This junction was north of Newtyle [1st]. South from the junction the line was joint Newtyle, Eassie and Glammiss Railway and Newtyle and Coupar Angus Railway, the owners of the routes east and west respectively from the junction.
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Newtyle and Coupar Angus Railway
Dividing bridges approaching Newtyle Junction (off to the right). The nearer carried the line to Ardler Junction and the further away abutment, where ...
Brian Forbes 29/07/2007
Approaching Newtyle from Alyth Junction. C.R. 0.4.4T 55226. This is the approximate site of Nethermill Junction, north of the later Newtyle Junction ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 06/04/1953
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This was a station on the Newtyle, Eassie and Glamiss Railway just north of the village of Kirkinch. The station closed with the re-gauging of the line when it became part of the Scottish Midland Junction Railway main line from Perth to Forfar [2nd].
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View east at the former Kirkinch Level Crossing at it looks today. See image 64980 for a 1970s equivalent view. ...
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East view of former level crossing at Kirkinch. ...
Brian Forbes 29/07/2007
Crossing Cottage beside the main Strathmore Line at Kirkinch in 2007. ...
Brian Forbes 29/07/2007
View from a Class 50 hauled Forfar goods at Kirkinch level crossing, between Eassie and Alyth Junction in the early 1970s. Photograph taken on the ...
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This station was located between Newmill and Ingliston farms, to the west of Eassie station. It closed with the re-gauging of the line as part of the Scottish Midland Junction Railway.
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Eassie passenger station was west of a level crossing. The main station building was on the southbound platform.
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Looking to Coupar Angus at Eassie in 1996. The mill and goods yard are behind me and station on the other side of the level crossing. ...
Ewan Crawford //1996
Former station house at Eassie looking north west. The main line crossed l.r under my feet. A goods yard existed behind the house with numerous ...
Brian Forbes 29/07/2007
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This level crossing was just to the east of Eassie station, actually closer to the village and church than the station.
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This was a two platform station on the Strathmore main line. The main station building was on the westbound / southbound platform.
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Scottish Midland Junction Railway
Fireplace in the former signalbox at Glamis. ...
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The abandoned signal box at Glamis looking towards Forfar in 1996. This box was pretty difficult to access - the steps had been removed. The box ...
Ewan Crawford //1996
View from the former eastbound platform at Glamis looking east. ...
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The signalbox at Glamis station, looking east. ...
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