Abercairney

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Abercairney (1866-1951)

Opened on the Crieff and Methven Junction Railway.

Description

This was a single platform station. The platform was to the north of a passing loop and there was a large station house. The loop had a short siding to the south serving a loading bank from from the west. In addition there was a goods loop further to the south, with a siding approached from the east.

The station house remains in use as a house. Platforms remain. To the west a road crossed over the line and this bridge remains intact.

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map


Dates

21/05/1866Crieff and Methven Junction Railway
Opened. Stations Methven Junction, Balgowan, Madderty, Abercairney, Innerpeffray opened.
01/10/1951Crieff and Methven Junction Railway Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway
Perth (Almond Valley Junction) (excluded) to Crieff [2nd] closed to passengers. Stations Methven Junction, Balgowan, Madderty, Abercairney, Innerpeffray closed.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways

Branch Lines of Strathearn: Tourists, Tatties and Trains

Forgotten Railways: Scotland