Dairsie

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Dairsie (1848-1954)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Northern Railway.

Description

This two platform station was some way to the south of Dairsie (also known as Osnaburgh) with the platforms partly crossing over the minor road between Dairsie and Kemback. A loading bank, served by a goods loop, was to the north of the station on the west side. The signal box was at the north end of the southbound platform.

The station closed in 1954 and box in 1965.

Nothing remains of the passenger station but the loading bank is intact.

Local

Dairsie Castle is half a mile to the south of the former station.

Tags

Station 03/05/2019


Dates

17/05/1850Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Opened from Cupar to Ferry-Port-on-Craig for passengers. Stations opened at Dairsie, Leuchars [1st], Ferry-Port-on-Craig opened.
20/09/1954Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Dairsie closed.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

Burntisland: Fife's Railway Port (Locomotion papers)

Fife's Last Days of Steam

Fife's Lost Railways

Railways of Fife

The Railways of Fife