Kelty North Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Kelty North Junction (1862-1970)

Opened on the West of Fife Mineral Railway.

Opened on the Lochore Branch (North British Railway).

Opened on the Blairenbathie and Blairadam Collieries Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This was a six way junction immediately north of Kelty station.

Northwards from the junction the lines were to
- the west, the Blairadam Branch, to Blairadam Colliery (opened 1873, closed 1964)
- the north, the main line north to Glenfarg (opened 1860, closed 1970)
- the east, the Lochore Branch (opened 1862, closed 1970)

Southwards from the junction were line to
- the west, the West of Fife Branch, formerly a connection to the West of Fife Railway (opened 1863, closed 1963)
- the south, the main line south to Kelty South Junction and Cowdenbeath (opened 1860, closed 1970)
- the east, the Aitken Colliery (opened 1896, closed 1963, abandoned 1969)

The location remained a junction until closure of the line in 1970.

Nothing remains to be seen at the junction site.


Tags

Junction

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map