St Fort South Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

St Fort South Junction (1909-1924)

Opened on the Newburgh and North Fife Railway.
Opened on the Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway).

Description

Here the Newburgh and North Fife Railway met the Edinburgh and Northern Railway with a junction facing Leuchars. The line doubled before joining the main line. The signal box was in the ^V^ of the junction, aligned with the main line. The junction, box and curve to St Fort West Junction closed in 1924.

Tags

Junction

Dates

28/03/1912Newburgh and North Fife Railway
An Order of the Railway and Canal Commission compels the North British Railway to - fairly develop traffic on the Newburgh line and work all shortest route traffic via the line - increase the train service and through facilities - keep open the St Fort West Junction to St Fort South Junction curve - advertise the line including through route, season, tourist and excursion tickets - work goods traffic via the line, when it constitutes the shortest route

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

Fife's Last Days of Steam

Fife's Lost Railways