This line is open. The line runs from Leuchars in Fife to Dundee. The works include a railway from Leuchars to Wormit, the 2 miles long Tay Bridge across the Firth of Tay, a station in Dundee, a tunnel under the docks in Dundee and short sections of line connecting to the neighbouring lines.
A portion of original Tay Bridge famously fell, with a train, into the river. A new bridge was constructed slightly further west, see Tay Bridge (North British Railway).
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Locomotive retrieved from bottom of River Tay, nicknamed The Diver and put back in service. The letterbox, of Dalhousie station and now at the museum in Bellingham, was made from metal from this engine.
These locations are along the line.
This is an island platform station which today is the closest to St Andrews.
St Fort North Junction was just to the south. Doubled before meeting main line. ...More details
This was a two platform station at the north end of the Tay Bridge. The station remains largely intact and the southbound station building is used by engineers for maintenance of the bridge. The platforms are timber. The station extends out over Riverside Drive.
This station is the main station in Dundee. It is an island platform station with two bay platforms at the west end located in a deep dressed stone cutting. The station underwent a major facelift in 2017 with a new curved grand entrance at the east end.