Location type


Name and dates

Aberdour (1890-)

Opened on the Aberdour Line (North British Railway).

Open on the Fife Circle.
Open on the Edinburgh to Perth.
Open on the Edinburgh to Dundee.


This is a two platform station. The main station building on the up (southbound) platform remains standing, complete with platform canopy. A small stone waiting shelter also remains on the down platform. The signal box, just north of the building, remains standing. Closed in 1979 it was renovated in 2017 and is currently in use as a pottery.

The goods yard, closed in 1964, was located on the east side of the station, accessed from the north (now the car park). The stone goods shed was demolished.

The station has been noted for its floral displays for many years.

The main station building is now the Aberdour Heritage Centre .

The signal box, opened with the line and closed in 1979 replaced by the Edinburgh Signalling Centre, is a private studio Aberdour Signal Box .

The Artline - Art and Heritage on the railway in Fife



External links

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


Gaelic name: Obar Dhobhair