Schoolhill

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Schoolhill (1893-1937)

Opened on the Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway).

Description

This is a closed station north of Aberdeen. It was a station and the ticket platform for Aberdeen.

The line opened as a double track in 1867.

The station closed to passengers in 1937 with the withdrawal of local trains,

The line between Aberdeen and Dyce was singled in 1971.

The line is presently single track. To the north, at Kittybrewster [2nd], it has been doubled through to Inverurie (2019) and to the south, at Aberdeen, the line is double.

The Great North of Scotland Railway based its bus services operating from Aberdeen at Schoolhill. In 1907 the Great North of Scotland Railway introduced a connecting bus service to Newburgh, 15 miles away. Other bus routes ran to Echt and Midmar, Dunecht (Skene) and Cluny.

Tags

Station




Dates

  /  /1889Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway)
Schoolhill station and viaduct built.
  /  /1893Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway)
Schoolhill station opened.
  /  /1937Deeside Railway Aberdeen Joint (Caledonian Railway) Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway) Great North of Scotland Railway
Local Aberdeen Suburban service withdrawn. Deeside - Millitimber, Murtle, Bieldside, West Cults, Pitfodels Halt, Ruthrieston, Holborn Street closed. Denburn - Schoolhill and Hutcheon Street closed. GNSR main line - Don Street, Woodside, Persley Halt, Bankhead, Stoneywood closed.
  /  /1977Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway)
Schoolhill station demolished.