Hilton Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Hilton Junction

Opened on the Scottish Central Railway.

Opened on the Strathearn Junction Railway (Edinburgh and Northern Railway).


Description

This junction is south of Perth, immediately south of the Moncrieffe Tunnel. Here the lines from Stirling and Ladybank meet and continue north to Perth.

Original companies


The Scottish Central Railway, which began at Greenhill Upper Junction ran north via Stirling to Perth passing under Friarton Hill by the Moncrieffe Tunnel. Just south of the tunnel the lines was met by the Edinburgh and Northern Railway which used the metals of the Scottish Central to reach Perth.

Today


A signal box controls this junction, the box being in the 'V' of the junction.


Tags

Junction