Banff Bridge

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Banff Bridge (1872-1951)

Opened on the Macduff Extension (Great North of Scotland Railway).

Description

This was a single platform station perched above the Banff Bridge, to the west. It was on the approach to the terminus at Macduff and served, distantly, Banff and the area served by the previous terminus, Macduff (Banff) which was to the south. The platform was on the west side of the line.

The station building remains in use as a house.

There is a wonderful view from the former trackbed, high on the side of the Hill of Doune.

Banff Bridge predates the railway, it dates from 1779.

Local

The Macduff Distillery, which produces Glen Deveron , is south of the former station.

The Hill of Doune is topped by the Temple of Venus .

The overlooks Duff House on the west bank of the Deveron.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map




Dates

01/07/1872Banff, Macduff and Turriff Extension Railway
Extension to Macduff opened. Banff and Macduff station closed and demolished, Banff Bridge and Macduff stations opened on extension.