Stirling

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Stirling (1848-)

Opened on the Scottish Central Railway.


Description

This is a well preserved station with building by James Miller on the main down platform and glass canopies. This was not the original building, but is similar in style.

The station has nine platforms, although numbered 2-10 due to the loss of platform 1. The main platforms are 2 down (northbound) and 3 up. There are two south facing bays (7 and 8) and two north facing (4 and 5) and, on the east, Alloa, side of the station two through platforms (6 and 9) which also have access to the line north, and a bay platform facing south (10).


Tags

Station





Dates

18/03/1856[Forth and Clyde Junction Railway]
Railway opened from Stirling to Buchlyvie.
10/11/1868[Scottish Central Railway]
Decision taken to move the locomotive shed at Dunblane Shed to Dolphinton [CR] on the [Dolphinton Branch]. The Kinbuck banking engine operated from Stirling after 1865.
01/10/1934[Forth and Clyde Junction Railway]
Closed as a through route. Closed to passengers from Balloch (Forth and Clyde Junction) to Gartness Junction and from Buchlyvie Junction to Stirling. The Gartness Junction to Buchlyvie Junction section was used by trains to Aberfoyle.
05/10/1959[Forth and Clyde Junction Railway]
Port of Monteith to Stirling closed to freight.
06/10/1975[Edinburgh and Northern Railway]
Some Perth to Edinburgh Waverley workings diverted from via Stirling to via Newburgh [2nd].