Kincardine

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Kincardine (1893-1930)

Opened on the Kincardine Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This was a two platform station with a loop on a single track line. The station site is crossed by the Kincardine Bridge at its east end and at the west end is the approach to the yard of the former Kincardine Power Station. The line is now single track through the former station.

A loop was installed to the west for the power station, opened 1962. Longannet Power Station was opened to the east in 1970-3.

The station was originally a terminus alongside Ferry Pier (west of the station) with goods lines running to the Shipping Pier (south of the station). The station was rebuilt on a curve when the line was extended east to Elbowend Junction.


Tags

Station terminus

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67