Magdalen Green

Location type


Name and dates

Magdalen Green (1865-1956)

Opened on the Dundee and Perth Railway.


This was a two platform station with the main station building on the eastbound platform. There was no goods yard. There was a signal box until 1925. The station closed in 1956.

The line remains open. A footbridge over the line crosses at the station site. This bridge was to the immediate east of the station's own footbridge.

Magdalen Green, now parkland, was the site of a Chapel dedicated to Mary Magdalen.



External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67

Chronology Dates

03/10/1901Dundee and Perth Railway
Permission to purchase land to widen line between Ninewells Junction and Magdalen Green.
  /  /1902Dundee and Perth Railway
Agreement between Dundee Town council and Caledonian Railway to allow widening the line between Ninewells Junction and Magdalen Green confirmed.
11/06/1956Dundee and Perth Railway
Magdalen Green closed.

News items

01/11/2023Magdalen Green land take on the cards as Network Rail look to boost central belt links [The Courier]
13/09/2023Safety fears over huge hole in Dundee railway line footbridge [The Courier]


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

An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways

Railways of Dundee (Oakwood Library of Railway History)