Falkland Road

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Falkland Road (1847-1958)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Northern Railway.

Description

This was a two platform station. The main building building, on the northbound platform, survived into the 1980s.

There was a goods yard at the north end, on the west side, approached from the north. The signal box was at the north end of the southbound platform.

The station closed in 1958 but the box lasted until 1965.

Falkland Palace and Falkland are about 3 miles to the north west by road.

Local

NTS - Falkland Palace

Tags

Station



Dates

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.
15/09/1958Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Falkland Road station 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