Lathalmond Railway Museum

Location type

Names and dates

RNSD Lathalmond (1941-1971)
Lathalmond Railway Museum (1997-)

Opened on the West of Fife Mineral Railway.


This was a railway served Royal Naval Stores Depot established in the Second World War.

The railway closed in 1971, being cut back to Townhill Power Station. The depot closed in 1993.

It became the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum (in 1995) which includes on its site Shed 47 (from 1997), a short standard gauge line. Tracklaying of a narrow gauge line, the West of Fife Munitions Railway, began on 18 June 2016 and locomotives from the Auchencorth Peat Moss Railway transferred to the site.

The site is now the base of Shed 47 - Lathalmond Railway Museum .


The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum



Royal Naval Stores Depot preservation heritage

External links

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


18/06/2016West of Fife Munitions Railway
Construction of this 2 foot gauge railway begins at the former RNSD Lathalmond formerly served by the [West of Fife Mineral Railway].