Falkland Road

Location type


Name and dates

Falkland Road (1847-1958)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Northern Railway.


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.


NTS - Falkland Palace



Chronology 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.
  /  /1896Falkland Light Railway
First discussion of a railway between Falkland Road and the village of Falkland. The line was not built.
15/09/1958Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Falkland Road station closed

News items

22/03/2023Return to the old railway stations of Dundee and Fife in our picture special [The Courier]


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