Bankhead [Aberdeenshire]

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Bankhead [Aberdeenshire] (1887-1937)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Great North of Scotland Railway.

Description

This was a two platform suburban station in Aberdeen. There were buildings on each platform. There were no goods facilities.

Before the station opened in 1887 the line was doubled from Kittybrewster Junction to Dyce in 1861.

The station closed in 1937 with the withdrawal of local trains,

The line was singled between Aberdeen and Dyce in 1971.

A single line remains in use here. The site is passed to the east by the busy A947 dual carriageway.

Tags

Station

External links

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


Books

150 Years of the Great North: Tales of the Little But Good
A History of the Great North of Scotland Railway

Banff, Moray and Nairn's Lost Railways

Great North Memories: Aberdeen No. 2: Scenes of the North East's Own Railway

Great North Memories: LNER Era, 1923-47

Great North of Scotland Railway (History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands, vol. 3)

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Carriages

Great North of Scotland Railway Locomotives

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Great North of Scotland Railway v. 3
LNER Wagons: Volume 3: Scottish Area: Ex North British and Ex-Great North of Scotland Railway Wagons
Modelling the Great North of Scotland Railway
Moray Coast Railways
Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

Speyside Railways: Exploring the Remains of the Great North of Scotland Railways and Its Environs

The Great North of Scotland Railway - A New History

The Travellers Joy: The Story of the Morayshire Railway