Kintore

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Kintore (2020-)

Where: Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Opened on the Great North of Scotland Railway.

Description

This two platform station opened to the north west of Kintore. In addition the railway, which had been reduced to a single track, was re-doubled in 2019 (see below).

The station includes a car park on its western side and a bus interchange. The station is fully accessible with a footbridge and lifts. It has 24, out of 168, parking bays with electric vehicle charging points.

The station site is north of the original Kintore [1st] station, the new station being built on the site of the former junction for Alford and a saw mill.

The line was doubled in 1882 between Kintore [1st] and Inveramsay. It was reduced to a single line between Dyce and Inverurie in 1969.

Tags

Station

Facilities

Gaelic name: Ceann Torr




Dates

30/11/1969Great North of Scotland Railway
Inverurie to Kintore to Dyce singled.
  /02/2011Great North of Scotland Railway
Cost of two platform Kintore station estimated at £18.7m.
15/10/2020Great North of Scotland Railway
New Kintore station opened at a cost of £15m.

Books

150 Years of the Great North: Tales of the Little But Good
A History of the Great North of Scotland Railway

Banff, Moray and Nairn's Lost Railways

Great North Memories: Aberdeen No. 2: Scenes of the North East's Own Railway

Great North Memories: LNER Era, 1923-47

Great North of Scotland Railway (History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands, vol. 3)

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Carriages

Great North of Scotland Railway Locomotives

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Great North of Scotland Railway v. 3
LNER Wagons: Volume 3: Scottish Area: Ex North British and Ex-Great North of Scotland Railway Wagons
Modelling the Great North of Scotland Railway
Moray Coast Railways
Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

Speyside Railways: Exploring the Remains of the Great North of Scotland Railways and Its Environs

The Great North of Scotland Railway - A New History

The Travellers Joy: The Story of the Morayshire Railway