Forfar [2nd] (1848-1967)
Opened on the Scottish Midland Junction Railway.
Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.
This was an important station on the Perth to Aberdeen main line through Strathmore. A number of lines converged on the station and it not only had two main through platforms but bays for the branch lines. The station replaced the Forfar Playfield terminus of the line from Arbroath, which was closer the town centre but not able to be included in a through route.
Other railway and industry locations
Forfar Shed [1st]
Station Linen Works
Canmore Jute Works
Forfar North Junction
Forfar South Junction
Clocksbriggs Oil Depot
Clocksbriggs Oil Siding
Loch of Forfar
Bowman^s Level Crossing
St Orland^s Stone
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)
An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways
Tayside's Last Days of Steam
|The Railways of Strathmore (Perth, Forfar and Brechin)|