Bieldside

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Bieldside (1897-1937)

Opened on the Deeside Railway.

Description

This was a two platform served by the suburban service to Aberdeen. There was no goods yard. The main station building was on the eastbound platform.

The line was doubled in 1892.

The station closed to passengers in 1937, the withdrawal of local trains.

After singling of the line, the westbound line was lifted. The line was singled in 1951

The line closed completely in 1967.

The platforms remain and the trackbed is now a footpath.

Tags

Station footpath

External links

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


Dates

  /  /1897Deeside Railway
Bieldside opened.
  /  /1937Deeside Railway Aberdeen Joint (Caledonian Railway) Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway) Great North of Scotland Railway
Local Aberdeen Suburban service withdrawn. Deeside - Millitimber, Murtle, Bieldside, West Cults, Pitfodels Halt, Ruthrieston, Holborn Street closed. Denburn - Schoolhill and Hutcheon Street closed. GNSR main line - Don Street, Woodside, Persley Halt, Bankhead, Stoneywood closed.

Books


A History of the Great North of Scotland Railway

Deeside Line: The North-east's Royal Railway

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

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Great North of Scotland Railway v. 3

Royal Deeside's Railway: Aberdeen to Ballater

The Great North of Scotland Railway - A New History