Muirton

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Muirton (1936-1960)

Opened on the Scottish Midland Junction Railway.
Opened on the Perth New Yard (British Railways).

Description

A halt related to Muirton Park football ground, St Johnstone FC, which was to the east.

To the south was Balhousie Junction and to the north Perth New Yard (although this opened in 1962) and Almond Valley Junction.

Nothing remains of the halt but the line remains open, a double track railway. The football club have relocated and Muirton Park no longer exists.

Local

Perth St Johnstone FC

Tags

Station halt

Books


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

Tayside's Last Days of Steam
The Railways of Strathmore (Perth, Forfar and Brechin)