Dronley

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Dronley (1860-1955)

Opened on the Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway).

Description

This station was on the deviation which allowed the Balbeuchly Incline to close.

This was a single platform station, on the north side of the line. To the west, on the other side of a bridge over a minor road, was a goods siding, approached from the east.

A portion of platform remains. The goods yard is now a car park. The trackbed is a footpath.

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
12/06/2018


Dates

  /  /1860Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Auchterhouse [2nd] deviation opened. This first part of the improvements, the Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway). Dronley and Auchterhouse [2nd] opened. Balbeuchly Top and Auchterhouse [1st] closed.
10/01/1955Newtyle, Eassie and Glamiss RailwayDundee and Newtyle Railway
Alyth Junction to Dundee West closed to passengers. Newtyle [2nd], Auchterhouse [2nd], Dronley, Baldragon, Baldovan and Downfield, Lochee, Liff closed.