Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway

Introduction

This railway is closed. A short section of track remained at the north end of Perth (New) Yard.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This junction was in the north of Perth where the Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway met the older Scottish Midland Junction Railway. Trains from the branch could run south to Perth. The main line was double track, the branch single. The brick built signal box was on the east side of the line. The junction was a little complicated as there was a looped siding on the west side ...

More details

See also
Scottish Midland Junction Railway
Perth New Yard (British Railways)
Black 5 45167 brings a down local through Almond Valley Junction on 16 May 1953. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 27/06/2020
An up goods about to run through Almond Valley Junction on the northern approach to Perth on 6 April 1953 behind Black 5 4-6-0 no 45499.. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 06/04/1953
Black 5 44979 brings the up ^Postal^ through Almond Valley Junction on 16 May 1953.
See query 2187 ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/05/1953
Pickersgill 4-4-0 no 54485 passing Almond Valley Junction northbound on 6 April 1953 with a Blair Atholl goods. [Ref query 13523] ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 06/04/1953
4 of 7 images. more


This was a single platform station with a short platform, minimal Caledonian Railway style shelter and station house.
...

More details
Looking west over the site of the level crossing at the former Ruthven Road station in the summer of 2007. The station on the Perth - Creiff line ...
John Furnevel 12/07/2007
Ruthven Road Halt on the Perth-Crieff line, seen in the early 1960s in a view looking to Perth. ...
Aitken Scott //
The closed station at Ruthven Road on the Perth-Crieff line, in the early 1960s. The station closed to passengers in 1951. View is east towards Perth. ...
Aitken Scott //
Converted station building at Ruthven Road on 12 July. View northwest over site of level crossing. ...
John Furnevel 12/07/2007
4 of 5 images. more


This was a single platform station on a single track railway with a goods yard at its west end. The station had a tall narrow two storey building, which remains today in use as a house. The platform extended from the goods yard east beyond the station building and bridge carrying the A85 overhead.
...

More details
Scene at Almondbank, Perthshire, in the early 1960s, looking east towards the junction for the Royal Naval stores depot and Huningtowerfield bleach ...
Aitken Scott //
Almondbank Station, on the Perth-Crieff line, seen in the early 1960s. The view looks west through the road bridge to the station building and goods ...
Aitken Scott //
Almondbank with goods vans. The view looks west. See image 48543 for a more recent view (1995). ...
Aitken Scott //
The old approach road running downhill from the A85 to reach the former station at Almondbank, seen here on 12 July 2007. After passing through the ...
John Furnevel 12/07/2007
4 of 6 images. more


This was a station with a platform on the north side of the line. There was a station building at the east end next to a level crossing.
...

More details


This was a three platform station with up and down platforms on the Crieff [2nd] to Perth line and a single platform for the branch This was an exchange platform station. The lines meeting here were single track.
...

More details

See also
Crieff and Methven Junction Railway


This was a single platform terminus with a basic brick building, large single ended one track engine shed and two storey granary.
...

More details
Lamp fitting, Methven station building 1960s. ...
Aitken Scott //
Methven station in the early 1960s looking to the buffers. ...
Aitken Scott //
Methven station throat looking to the buffers in the 1960s with the track part lifted. Coal wagons and a van can be seen in the station. [Ref query 21 ...
Aitken Scott //
54485 at the terminus of Methven with the 1960 RCTS/SLS Joint Scottish Tour. ...
WA Camwell (Copyright Stephenson Locomotive Society) 15/06/1960
4 of 4 images.