Springfield

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Springfield (1847-)

Station code: SPF National Rail ScotRail
Where: Fife, Scotland
Opened on the Edinburgh and Northern Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Dundee.

Description

This is a two platform station. The building design is the smaller style of station on the former Edinburgh and Northern Railway by David Bell. The building is on the southbound platform.

The goods yard was on the south side, accessed by a reversing spur approached from the west. The signal box was at the east end of the westbound platform. It closed in 1967.

The village of Springfield is to the west of the station.

To the west of the station was Cults Siding for the Cults and Pitlessie Lime Works Railway.

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
06/06/2019




Dates

17/09/1847Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Opened from Burntisland to Lindores and Cupar. Stations at Burntisland [1st], Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy, Sinclairtown, Dysart, Thornton, Markinch, Falkland Road, Kingskettle, Ladybank, Collessie, Lindores [1st], Springfield and Cupar.

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