Dundee to Aberdeen



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This station is the main station in Dundee. It is an island platform station, with two bay platforms at the west end, located in a deep dressed stone cutting. The station building, brick built, is of two storeys with the second floor at ground level. On the south side of the cutting five timber bridges cross from street level to top level offices. The station underwent a major facelift in 2017 ...

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Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway)
The people's piano at Dundee station, restored and back in place, seen on 12th February 2019. ...
John Yellowlees 12/02/2019
170408 calls at Platform 4 in Dundee station with a northbound service on 14th August 2017.
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Veronica Clibbery 14/08/2017
170425, a Halloween Train, at Dundee. ...
John Yellowlees 26/10/2017
158735 forms the 15.30 to Edinburgh in bay platform 3 at Dundee on 4th January 2019.
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Bill Roberton 04/01/2019
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This is a two platform station with a level crossing at the east end and a large station building at the east end of the westbound platform. The former signal box has been reassembled, after a period of storage, on the westbound platform.
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Dundee and Arbroath Railway
An Edinburgh to Arbroath service pulls out of Broughty Ferry station and across Gray Street on 13 November 2019. There is a pedestrian underpass to ...
David Panton 13/11/2019
Up close and personal. An Edinburgh to Inverurie service pulls out of
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David Panton 25/10/2017
The raised platform at Broughty Ferry. The lower level portion in front of the renovated station building is no longer in use. Note the covered subway ...
John Yellowlees 12/05/2019
An Arbroath to Edinburgh service crosses Gray Street and into Broughty Ferry station on 13 November 2019. The road is not particularly busy with ...
David Panton 13/11/2019
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Balmossie has not been called a Halt since 1983, but I find it difficult to call it a station. Here it is in all its glory in January 2019, seen ...
David Panton 22/01/2019
View from the eastbound platform at Balmossie on 19 September 2007. ...
David Panton 19/09/2007
Balmossie looking west to Broughty Ferry during reconstruction of the nearby footbridge in the summer of 1989. ...
Ewan Crawford //1989
Looking east from the footbridge at Balmossie on 19 September 2007.
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David Panton 19/09/2007
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This is a two platform station. It has a lattice girder footbridge (C listed). An early station building, now a house, is on the eastbound platform. It is a single storey building with some Tudor styling, plain but with a finial over a gable facing the trackbed. Originally the building backed onto a goods shed before enlargement of the goods yard around 1900.
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Dundee and Arbroath Railway
December 2018 improvements to services between Dundee and Arbroath mean that calls at Monifeith have leapt from 7 a day to 28, giving it a proper ...
David Panton 22/01/2019
Platform view looking north at Monifieth in September 2006. The station building that once stood here still survives - at Birkhill on the SRPS system ...
John Furnevel 12/09/2006
150 258 with the daily down train at Monifieth in July 1998. ...
David Panton /07/1998
Monifieth Rotary have adopted Monifieth Station with a barrel-train so as to mark additional calls there from 9 December by the 0453 ...
John Yellowlees 29/10/2013
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This is a two platform station. It is west of Carnoustie. It has gained some notoriety due to the very low number of passengers using the station annually.
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Dundee and Arbroath Railway
A Glasgow to Aberdeen service passes over the level crossing and through Barry Links at speed on 15 May 2019. It temporarily drowns out the sound of ...
David Panton 15/05/2019
An Arbroath to Edinburgh service hurries through Barry Links on 15 May 2019. Note the recently installed information screens; the service here was ...
David Panton 15/05/2019
A venerable sign (and some fine ironwork) at Barry Links station in October 1997.
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David Panton 23/10/1997
Barry West signal box seen looking west from the station in 1991. ...
Bill Roberton //1991
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'I'm not stopping'. Just as well really as the train is three times longer than the platform. An LNER service for Aberdeen passes Golf Street on 15 ...
David Panton 15/05/2019
The rather insubstantial platforms at Golf Street actually give under your feet. This must be one of the few stations in Britain without departure ...
David Panton 27/02/2019
Wistful look east at Golf Street in September 2007. ...
Brian Forbes /09/2007
The daily service to Carnoustie at Golf Street in July 1998. (The trains destination blind did not contain Carnoustie - hence Dundee ...
David Panton /07/1998
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This is a two platform station on the east side of a level crossing. In 1900 it replaced an older station, on the same cramped site, the ticket office of which was to the west of the level crossing Carnoustie [1st] (see this link for notes about the older station location). To the west is a signal box, dating from 1898. This is on the south side of the line and just west of the level ...

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Dundee and Arbroath Railway
1439 to GLC arriving at Carnoustie ...
John Yellowlees 13/04/2016
A Glasgow to Aberdeen HST passes Carnoustie on 15 May 2019. The level-crossing barriers were recently replaced, but the renewal of signalling promised ...
David Panton 15/05/2019
An Arbroath to Edinburgh service makes its first stop on the precocious spring day of 27 February 2019. I can read the driver's Him again? ...
David Panton 27/02/2019
The 'See it, say it, sorted' set makes its first stop with an Arbroath to Edinburgh service on 15 May 2019. Note the semaphore peeking above it; we ...
David Panton 15/05/2019
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This is a three platform station, with two active platforms on either side of the double track in use. The station buildings remain on the platforms, with canopies, and the booking office is on the Keptie Street overbridge. The station was rebuilt and enlarged in 1911 when it was jointly Caledonian Railway and North British Railway.
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Junction Line (Dundee and Arbroath Railway)
The Borders Railway unit seems to follow me around (including my previous visit here last year see image 56960) but I suppose there are only so ...
David Panton 15/03/2017
The 14.42 Aberdeen to Glasgow HST calling at Arbroath, on time at 15.30hrs, on 26th June 2019.
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Colin Miller 26/06/2019
'The Aberdonian' railtour from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen, behind Peppercorn A1 class no. 60163 'Tornado', passing Arbroath station, on 14th March ...
David Bosher 14/03/2019
On 13 February 2019 a terminating service from Edinburgh waits to let a southbound train pass before it heads past Arbroath signal box and into the Up ...
David Panton 13/02/2019
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This is a two platform station. There is a modern station building on the southbound platform. There is a car park. The station is on the western edge of the town and has a view overlooking the Montrose Basin. A modern footbridge with lifts stands at the south end of the station.
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North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway
A Glasgow Queen Street service enters Montrose on 2 October 2019, obviously not in the form of the expected HST. We have a communications mast ...
David Panton 02/10/2019
An Edinburgh to Aberdeen 170 calls at Montrose on 13 February 2019. This train used to go on to Inverurie, but the through trains stopped ...
David Panton 13/02/2019
A terminating service from Aberdeen prepares to run into the siding at Montrose to turn back on 2 October 2019. I would have said it disgorged but ...
David Panton 02/10/2019
Winter sky at Montrose on 10th December 2018. ...
John Yellowlees 10/12/2018
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This is a two platform station. The original station building remains on the down (northbound) platform. There was a larger building on the southbound platform, also with canopy, but this has not survived.
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Aberdeen Railway
The 1530hrs Edinburgh to Aberdeen service in the down platform at Laurencekirk on 25th August 2018.
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David Prescott 25/08/2018
Official opening of Laurencekirk station on 18th May 2009. ...
Duncan Ross 18/05/2009
The details of the Heritage Mosaic at Laurencekirk. ...
John Yellowlees 18/08/2017
The Laurencekirk Heritage Mosaic on the southbound platform, seen from the northbound platform. ...
John Yellowlees 18/08/2017
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This is a two platform station. When built, this station was quite far outside Stonehaven but the town has expanded to include it. The station is on high ground above the harbour.
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Aberdeen Railway
An Inverurie service approaches Stonehaven on 18th September 2018 past lovely semaphores. ...
David Panton 20/09/2018
'New Era' cut-down HST sets come into service on Scotrail next year. The driver training set makes a dummy stop at Stonehaven, heading north, on 26 ...
David Panton 26/09/2017
Stonehaven signalbox, photographed in 1990.
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Bill Roberton //1990
Crew training run for a Scotrail HST at Stonehaven heading to Aberdeen on 6th October 2017. It was a shame I couldn't get on and I'm looking forward ...
Alan Cormack 06/10/2017
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This is a two platform station. The station is a modern re-opening on the site of the original station, slightly to its south.
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Aberdeen Railway
Colas 70817 passes Portlethen with the Oxwellmains to Aberdeen Craiginches cement train on 10th February 2020.
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Bill Roberton 10/02/2020
158 703 with a southbound service at Portlethen in May 1999. ...
David Panton /05/1999
47518 heading north through Portlethen station in 1989. ...
Ewan Crawford //1989
Taken from the 21:00 Edinburgh to Aberdeen at Portlethen on 18th November 2018. Lots of workers, but I presume they were not tending the flower beds ...
Alan Cormack 18/11/2018
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This is a station with five public platforms. It opened as Aberdeen Joint - jointly owned by the Scottish North Eastern Railway to the south and the Great North of Scotland Railway to the north. It replaced terminal stations at Aberdeen Guild Street and Aberdeen Waterloo respectively. A poor horse-drawn street tramway link had existed between these, no substitute for a connecting ...

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Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway)
Aberdeen Joint (Caledonian Railway)
A letter received regarding archaeology works to do with HS2 in my area - although it's happening in Buckinghamshire - not Aberdeenshire! ...
Alan Cormack 04/05/2018
Armistice wreath-laying at Aberdeen Station; Des Byrne of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association paying tribute to the 93 fallen of the GNSR ...
John Yellowlees 11/11/2017
The 21:05 to Edinburgh Waverley, Class 170 416, at Aberdeen. ...
Alan Cormack 10/01/2017
Peppercorn class A1 no. 60163 'Tornado' at Aberdeen station on the evening of Thursday, 14th March 2019, prior to departure with the return 'The ...
David Bosher 14/03/2019
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