Kintore

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Kintore (2020-)

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

Description

This new two platform station is under construction 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 will include a car park on its western side.

The station site is north of the original Kintore [1st] station, it is 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




Dates

12/09/1854Great North of Scotland Railway
Huntly to Aberdeen Kittybrewster opened to freight. Passing places at: Aberdeen Kittybrewster, Kintore, Inverurie, Insch and Huntly.
20/09/1854Great North of Scotland Railway
Huntly to Aberdeen Kittybrewster opened to passengers. Stations at: Aberdeen Kittybrewster, Buxsburn, Dyce [1st], Kintore, Inverurie [1st], Pitcaple, Oyne, Insch, Kennethmont, Gartly, Huntly.
  /  /1862Scottish North Eastern Railway
Limpet Mill to Kintore line authorised.
13/05/1862Deeside Extension Railway
Line leased by Great North of Scotland Railway to block authorisation of a new line from Stonehaven to Kintore.
13/05/1862Deeside Railway
Line leased by Great North of Scotland Railway to block authorisation of a new line from Stonehaven to Kintore.
01/07/1880Great North of Scotland Railway
Doubled Dyce to Kintore opened.
01/05/1882Great North of Scotland Railway
Doubled Kintore to Inveramsay opened.
07/11/1966Alford Valley Railway
Paradise Siding to Kintore closed to freight.
  /02/2011Great North of Scotland Railway
Cost of two platform Kintore station estimated at £18.7M.

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