Burntisland

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Burntisland (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.


Description

This is a two platform station which opened with the Aberdour Line approach to the Forth Bridge. The station replaced the Burntisland [1st] terminal which is adjoining to its immediate south.

The westbound platform building has a wooden canopy and there is an unusual style of stone waiting shelter on the eastbound platform, with a plaque.

The Artline - Art and Heritage on the railway in Fife

06/07/2018

Tags

Station

External links

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





Dates

31/07/1845Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Act receives Royal assent. Mainline from Burntisland to Perth via Ladybank. Branches from Ladybank to Cupar and Kirkcaldy to the harbour. The Perth station was to be by the Dundee and Perth Railway station.
17/09/1847Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Opened from Burntisland to Lindores and Cupar. Stations at Burntisland [1st], Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy, Sinclairtown, Dysart, Thornton, Markinch, Falkland Road, Kingskettle, Ladybank, Collessie, Lindores [1st], Springfield and Cupar.