Throsk

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Throsk (1890-1966)

Opened on the Alloa Railway.


Description

Throsk was a two platform minimal station to the south of Alloa Bridge. It opened shortly after the railway opened (1885). Platforms were in brick and there was minimal shelters on each.

The trackbed remains intact but the platforms are gone.

To the north of the station the line singled on the approach to Alloa Bridge. Throsk signal box controlled the approach and also the branch to RNAD Bandeath which ran off to the west. The later kept the line open until 1978, some years after the closure of the station in 1966 and bridge in 1968.

06/02/2018

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67