Balbeuchley Top

Location type


Name and dates

Balbeuchley Top (1831-1860)

Opened on the Dundee and Newtyle Railway.

Chronology Dates

16/12/1831Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Line partially opened from Law Engine House to Hatton Engine House with stations at Dundee Top of the Law, Baldovan, Baldragon, Balbeuchley Foot, Balbeuchley Top, Auchterhouse [1st] and Hatton Engine House. Stationary engines for inclines were provided by J&C Carmichael, Ward Foundry. At this time only the Balbeuchley Incline was in operation. Line horse operated.
  /  /1860Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Auchterhouse [2nd] deviation opened. This first part of the improvements, the Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway). Dronley and Auchterhouse [2nd] opened. Balbeuchley Top and Auchterhouse [1st] closed.


Dundee and Newtyle Railway Including the Alyth and Blairgowrie Branches (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Railways of Dundee (Oakwood Library of Railway History)