Ladybank Works

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Ladybank Works (1847-1970)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Northern Railway.

Description

Aligned with the Perth route were two buildings, a works building and locomotive shed, both on the east side of the line. The works building still stands and is an excellent early survivor.

The works was located in the 'V' of the junction north of Ladybank station.

The building still stands, stone built and with four entry arches. It dates from 1847 and is 'B' listed. It was originally a carriage shed and later a wagon works. On the east side of the former trackbed is an office block, a later addition.

To its south, closer to the junction, was Ladybank Shed, now demolished.

Both buildings were approached from the south.

Plans to move the remaining works building to Kirkland Yard for preservation have not yet come to fruition.

Tags

Works 12/10/2019

Facilities

Listing: B




Dates

21/04/1973Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Trackwork at Ladybank Works removed, but building not demolished.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

Burntisland: Fife's Railway Port (Locomotion papers)

Fife's Last Days of Steam

Fife's Lost Railways

Railways of Fife

The Railways of Fife