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Kintore could be one of a number of new north-east railway stations to open in the coming years.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Crossrail Kintore New station

Kintore re-joined Scotland's Railway after an absence of 56 years this morning (Thursday, October 15) with the opening of the towns new station.

Providing an interchange between rail and road, the two-platform station is fully accessible with step-free access between platforms via a footbridge with lifts.

Built by Network Rail and main contractor BAM Nuttall, the new station has extensive car parking including disabled and electric charging bays and bike storage.

With 24 of the 168 parking spaces fitted with electric charging points, Kintore station is also now the largest electric vehicle charging place in the north east of Scotland.

Connected to the local bus network the station also links into the Inverurie-Kintore cycle path.

Elements of the original station, including heritage benches and salvaged signs, have been reincorporated into the new facility.
(Permalink) Kintore New station Re-opening


Kintore: Electric vehicle charging points at the new Kintore station.
Network Rail 15/10/2020


Kintore: An aerial view of Kintore station taken the day before re-opening.
Network Rail 14/10/2020


Kintore: First trains at Kintore on its day of re-opening. 43003 calls at the station.
Network Rail 15/10/2020

Rail services will return to Kintore after almost 60 years absence next Thursday 15 October 2020. Funded by Transport Scotland, Aberdeenshire Council and Nestrans, the £15 million station was built by Network Rail and has fully accessible, step-free access between platforms via a footbridge with lifts. The station, which will be managed by ScotRail, is also the largest electric vehicle charging location in north east Scotland, with 24 of the 168 spaces at the new transport hub fitted with charging points. Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity ... Read More
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Services will begin stopping at the new station from Thursday, October 15.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Vintage railway signs will once again welcome passengers to Kintore when the communitys new £14.5 million station opens next month.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019


Kintore [1st]: The 1854 station at Kintore, Aberdeenshire, looking north on 12th August 1958. Class J38 0-6-0 65911 is passing southbound, ex-works from Inverurie. In the middle distance beyond the signal box the branch to Alford (left) and the main line to Keith divide. Kintore station closed in December 1964.
David Murray-Smith 12/08/1958

Rail passengers travelling on the Inverness-Aberdeen line face possible disruption over the next two weekends.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Dyce Elgin Huntly Insch Inverness Inverurie Keith Kintore Nairn

Councillors at the Garioch area committee have agreed to funding which will bring the bikes to Kintore when the new facility opens later this year.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

The north-east's newest station is planned to open in October.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: A ten metre, eight ton, concrete shaft is lifted into place at Kintore.
Network Rail /10/2019


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019

A long-awaited new train station in Aberdeenshire is due to open in two months time, after its construction was delayed due to the pandemic.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: A ten metre, eight ton, concrete shaft is lifted into place at Kintore.
Network Rail /10/2019


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019

Network Rail has announced work on the new station at Kintore is restarting following a three-month pause due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
(Permalink) Covid-19 Kintore New station

The completion date for Kintore's new railway station remains an unknown councillors will be told this week.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019

Network Rail and construction firm Bam Nuttal secured the site on Saturday as work was suspended.
(Permalink) COVID-19 Kintore Network Rail New station


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019

The north-east's newest railway station is on track to welcome its first passengers after the date for its first day of service was revealed. Work on the £14.5 million facility at Kintore is continuing with services due to arrive at the hub on May 17.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: ScotRail 158707, on the 14:20 departure from Inverurie to Inverness, passes through the new platforms at Kintore on 22nd August 2019.
Duncan Ross 22/08/2019

The new Kintore station will lead the way in encouraging greener commutes as additional Scottish Government funding has been secured to increase the number of electric charging bays at the station.
(Permalink) Charging bays Kintore New station

The Garioch Heritage Centre is looking for memories of the original station for a retrospective exhibition.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Local councillor Glen Reid has welcomed news that the new Kintore train station will offer 24 electric vehicle charging bays.
(Permalink) Charging bays Kintore New station

The new Kintore station continues to take shape with engineers installing the concrete shafts for its accessible footbridge.
(Permalink) Kintore New station


Kintore: A ten metre, eight ton, concrete shaft is lifted into place at Kintore.
Network Rail /10/2019

Network Rail Scotland has released a video that reveals the newly double-tracked railway between Aberdeen and Inverurie.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

A vintage sign that once welcomed rail passengers to Kintore could be given pride of place once again when the Aberdeenshire communitys railway station reopens after more than 50 years.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Network Rail has appointed BAM Nuttall as the main contractor for the construction of the new Kintore station.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Network Rail will be working around the clock this Easter to deliver vital upgrades on the railway between Kintore and Inverurie as part of the Aberdeen-Inverness Improvement Project.
(Permalink) Kintore New station

Residents of a north-east town have been invited to develop ideas for potential future artwork at its new rail station. [RailScot note: the station is Kintore.]
(Permalink) Kintore New station

The principal contractor for the £170m upgrade of the Aberdeen to Inverness rail line has been appointed.
BAM will carry out the work, the first phase of which is due for completion in 2019.
A half-hourly commuter service between Aberdeen and Inverurie will be introduced, along with additional peak services between Inverness and Elgin.
Infrastructure will be installed to allow new stations to be built at Dalcross and Kintore.
(Permalink) Aberdeen BAM Dalcross Elgin Inverness Kintore New station


Forres [2nd]: An afternoon Inverness - Aberdeen service calls at Forres on 25 May 2012.
John Furnevel 25/05/2012


Dalcross: The former Dalcross station, between Inverness and Nairn, viewed from the north side of the level crossing in July 2011. The station closed in 1965 and like a number of others on this line is now a private residence. If a new station opens for Inverness Airport as proposed it will be sited to the east of here.
Mark Bartlett 01/07/2011


Kintore: With the remains of Kintore station platform behind the photographer, an Inverness service disappears towards Inverurie on 19 October 2012. The line to Alford curved away to the left at this point and is still identifiable as such for a short distance.
John McIntyre 19/10/2012

A £170m investment package has been confirmed by First Minister Alex Salmond for the Inverness to Aberdeen railway.
Over the next five years, there will be a redoubling of the track between Aberdeen and Inverurie.
Platforms at Insch and Elgin will be extended to accommodate six-car trains.
Signalling improvements will be made at Elgin, the station at Forres relocated and work done so new stations can be built at Kintore and Dalcross.
Kintore's original station was closed in the 1960s. Dalcross is close to Inverness Airport.
Future phases of the scheme will support an hourly service between the cities with average journey time reducing to about two hours, it was announced.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Dalcross Elgin Forres Insch Inverness Kintore New station


Forres [2nd]: An afternoon Inverness - Aberdeen service calls at Forres on 25 May 2012.
John Furnevel 25/05/2012


Dalcross: The former Dalcross station, between Inverness and Nairn, viewed from the north side of the level crossing in July 2011. The station closed in 1965 and like a number of others on this line is now a private residence. If a new station opens for Inverness Airport as proposed it will be sited to the east of here.
Mark Bartlett 01/07/2011


Kintore: With the remains of Kintore station platform behind the photographer, an Inverness service disappears towards Inverurie on 19 October 2012. The line to Alford curved away to the left at this point and is still identifiable as such for a short distance.
John McIntyre 19/10/2012

Plans for a railways revolution in the north-east aimed at boosting commuter links to and from Aberdeen are back on track.
Transport chiefs want more frequent services for travellers heading in and out of the city for work from towns such as Inverurie and Stonehaven.
And a wish-list of new stations has been drawn up - including Kintore, Persley, Kittybrewster, Cove and Newtonhill - which is facing major expansion with a new town at Chapelton of Elsick.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Chapelton of Elsick Cove Inverurie Kintore Kittybrewster Newtonhill Persley Stonehaven


Newtonhill: Site of the former Newtonhill station between Stonehaven and Aberdeen, closed to passengers in June 1956. View north in November 2006.
John Furnevel 09/11/2006


Cove: A class 47 takes a container train north towards Aberdeen through the site of the former Cove station on 07 December 1974.
John McIntyre 07/12/1974


Kittybrewster [2nd]: B1 no 61242 Alexander Reith Gray running south wrong-line through Kittybrewster station in September 1960. The locomotive is thought to be on its way from Kittybrewster shed (the top of the coaling plant can be seen above the tender) to Aberdeen station to pick up a train. From the ground signal the locomotive appears to be clear to use the crossover behind the camera.
K A Gray 06/09/1960

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