King Edward

Location type


Name and dates

King Edward (1860-1951)

Opened on the Banff, Macduff and Turriff Extension Railway.


This was a two platform station with a passing loop. The main station building was on the northbound platform.

The northbound platform was the original, when opened this was a one platform station.

There was a goods yard at the south end, on the west side of the line, approached from the south.

A signal box opened in 1895. This was at the south end on the west side of the line and at the south end of the northbound platform.

The box closed in 1936 and was replaced with a ground frame.

The station, and line, closed to passengers in 1951. It remained open until 1961 when it was cut back from Macduff to Turriff (to the south).

The station building, in timber, survives. A number of railway cottages also survive.



External links

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

Chronology Dates

04/06/1860Banff, Macduff and Turriff Extension Railway
Turriff to Banff and Macduff opened; stations : Turriff, Plaidy, King Edward, Banff and Macduff.

News items

13/10/2013Great Western's 132-year-old royal carriage restored [BBC News]
04/04/2011Restored King Edward II 6023 steam locomotive on show [BBC News]