Edinburgh to Dundee



Locations along the line

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This is the main station in Edinburgh and acts as both a terminus and through station. The larger part of the station is covered by a large glazed roof and is an island platform with bays at either end. There is a smaller island platform outwith the main roof on the south side.
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A grab shot of the splasher nameplate of the 'Flying Scotsman' from Waverley's
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Martin MacGuire 20/05/2018
GBRf 66 739 Bluebell Railway, formerly at the tail of The Royal Scotsman, prepares to strike east at Waverley Platform 8. ...
David Panton 08/09/2017
Motor Neurone Disease advert at Waverley.

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John Yellowlees 23/10/2017
An attractive Waverley hoarding at future Platforms 5 and 6. ...
John Yellowlees 23/10/2017

This is a five platform station in the west of Edinburgh where the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway and Caledonian Railway divide.
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Poppy train: 1000 Edinburgh-Dundee at Haymarket. ...
John Yellowlees 10/11/2017
Voyagers pass at Haymarket. ...
John Yellowlees 27/01/2017
A Cross-Country Glasgow Central to Penzance service calls at Haymarket at 0957 on 24 April. The large 'Haymarket' lettering, in (still?) trendy ...
David Panton 24/04/2018
Plenty of salt and grit underfoot at Haymarket on a cold and frosty 20 December 2007, with an Aberdeen – Penzance service standing at platform 1. ...
John Furnevel 20/12/2007

This is a modern and minimal two station platform. There is a station car park to the south. This station is entirely new and is not a re-opening. Previously the nearest station was at Saughton, now closed, a mile to the east.
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This double arrow here refers to South Gyle station, but non-locals might be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Pinkhill staion closed on 1968, and ...
David Panton 10/07/2018
68007 Valiant calls at South Gyle taking commuters home to Fife on
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David Panton 12/07/2017
Platform scene at South Gyle station looking north on 13 December 2002, with ScotRail 150262 about to restart from platform 2 with an Edinburgh - ...
John Furnevel 13/12/2002
A couple of new stations which appear to have slipped under the RailScot radar - or an ambiguous sign? ...
David Panton 12/04/2009

This station is a train/tram interchange which also serves the Gyle shopping Centre. Trams run west to Edinburgh Airport.
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Bridge repeater on the Upline at Edinburgh Gateway station. This is of the newish kind which shows clear in green to distinguish if from caution which ...
David Panton 03/05/2018
Edinburgh Gateway public opening leaflet. ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016
Informative station sign at Edinburgh Gateway ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016
Forth Bridge image in school artwork at Edinburgh Gateway. ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016

This is a two platform station located just south of the Forth Bridge. The station retains its original buildings. The main station building is on the northbound platform.
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A Fife local comes off the bridge and into Dalmeny - to pick up me. Electrification of Fife services is a long-term aim. I don't know about you but I ...
David Panton 22/05/2018
An Edinburgh-bound class 170 rushes through Dalmeny station on 26 August. ...
Colin Miller 26/08/2014
Unbranded 43126 on (seemingly endless) driver training duties comes off the bridge and through Dalmeny station on 22 May. It's heading for Platform 0 ...
David Panton 22/05/2018
Death of a cat part 2. Making the final arrangements at Dalmeny on 8 September 2008 [see image 20618]. Standing at platform 1 is the 1254 Glenrothes ...
John Furnevel 08/09/2008

This is a two platform station with a footbridge and original building on the southbound platform. To the immediate south is the Forth Bridge and to the north the North Queensferry Tunnel.
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A poster at North Queensferry Station celebrates the UNESCO connection. ...
John Yellowlees 26/07/2017
A Cowdenbeath to Waverley service calls at North Queensferry on 18 July 2018. Unusually this station never had a goods siding - there just wasn't room ...
David Panton 18/07/2018
At North Queensferry a new UNESCO plaque for the Forth Bridge was unveiled today. ...
John Yellowlees 18/04/2018
66107 leads a Millerhill - Huntly autoballaster into North Queensferry on 1 July. Red 66206 is on the rear. ...
Bill Roberton 01/07/2017

This is a two platform station. The station still has a traditional North British Railway building on the southbound platform. The northbound platform has a modern station building with the ticket office and a car park.
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Freightliner 66597 and 66952 pass through Inverkeithing Station with a Millerhill - Keith concrete sleeper train on Sunday 8th 2017 October.
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Bill Roberton 08/10/2017
Portrait of 158728 at the Up platform in Inverkeithing on 22 June 2017. ...
Bill Roberton 22/06/2017
A service for Glenrothes via Kirkcaldy calls at Inverkeithing on 18 July 2018. ...
David Panton 18/07/2018
British Transport Police-branded 170407 leaves with an Edinburgh - Inverness service on 22 June. ...
Bill Roberton 22/06/2017

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The 'Forth Bridge & Scottish Borders' excursion calls at Dalgety Bay on its return on 6 August. ...
Bill Roberton 06/08/2017
A ScotRail service heading for Edinburgh runs into platform 1 at Dalgety Bay on a pleasant May morning in 2005. ...
John Furnevel 04/05/2005
Not something you see every day. Colas 70804 and 60021 climb away from Dalgety Bay / pass the site of Donibristle siding, with a Millerhill - Elgin ...
Bill Roberton 16/09/2017
66117 (and DB red 66206) pass Dalgety Bay with the 6K50 Millerhill - Elgin rail train on 20th May 2017. ...
Bill Roberton 20/05/2017

This is a two platform station. The main station building on the up (southbound) platform remains standing, complete with platform canopy. A small stone waiting shelter also remains on the down platform. The signal box, just north of the building, remains standing. Renovated in 2017 it is currently in use as a pottery.
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A window at the Aberdour Heritage Centre, flanked by hanging flower baskets. ...
John Yellowlees 27/07/2017
45407, running as 45157 Glasgow Highlander, nears Aberdour with the 'Fife Circle & Borders' excursion on 26 August 2018.
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Bill Roberton 26/08/2018
170 457 passes the refurbished former signalbox at Aberdour with a southbound service. ...
Bill Roberton 04/09/2018
44871 emerges from Aberdour Station with 'The Forth Bridge & Scottish Borders'. ...
Bill Roberton 27/08/2017

This is a two platform station which opened with the Aberdour Line approach to the Forth Bridge. The station replaced the Burntisland [1st] terminal which is adjoining to its immediate south.
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Flowers at Burntisland station, courtesy of Floral Action Burntisland. ...
John Yellowlees 19/04/2016
On the left of this photo at Burntisland you can see a 'bughotel' supported by ScotRail's biodiversity fund. 6th May 2018.
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John Yellowlees 06/05/2018
DBS 67001 enters Burntisland on 11 July with the 17.08 Edinburgh - Fife - Edinburgh commuter train. ...
Bill Roberton 11/07/2011
158707 draws to a halt at Burntisland on 26 April with a stopping service to Glenrothes with Thornton.
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Bill Roberton 26/04/2010

This is a two platform station. The main station building is on the northbound platform.
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DBC 67015 enters Kinghorn with the UK Railtours excursion from Edinburgh - Edinburgh via the SAK and Fife Circle. ...
Bill Roberton 18/08/2018
The Darlington - Dundee Northern Belle between Kinghorn tunnel and station on 15 June behind 47501. No 47832 was on the rear of the train. ...
Bill Roberton 15/06/2013
Road approach to Kinghorn station in May 2005. ...
John Furnevel 23/05/2005
On 30 May 170 416 approaches the Up platform at Kinghorn with a service for, unusually, Dunfermline Town. The Forth Bridge line has been closed on ...
David Panton 30/05/2010

This is a two platform station which formerly had a bay on the west or south bound platform.
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The morning CrossCountry Aberdeen to Penzance service calls at Kirkcaldy on 24 October 2018 after a necessarily lengthy announcement (think what it is ...
David Panton 24/10/2018
A sign commemorating Sir Sandford Fleming at Kirkcaldy. ...
John Yellowlees 06/10/2017
Black 5 45407 makes a spirited departure from Kirkcaldy with the returning Fife & Borders excursion on 13 August 2017. [Shades of Where are ...
Bill Roberton 13/08/2017
170 456 with a Fife Circle line service at Kirkcaldy on 31 July 2008. ...
David Panton 31/07/2008

This is a two platform station. To the south was the junction for the Leslie Railway. ...

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A 4-car 158 calls at Markinch on 10 October 2018 with a Perth to Edinburgh service. The signage announcing this as the stop for Glenrothes went when ...
David Panton 10/10/2018
The rear of 158728 departs Markinch with a service to Perth. ...
Caleb Abbott 12/05/2018
Round the bend toward Markinch an express for Edinburgh. ...
Brian Forbes /04/2007
View south over the new building at Markinch on 20 September. ...
John Furnevel 20/9/2007

This is a two platform station with the main original station building on the northbound platform, architect probably David Bell. The building is a complicated structure with different numbers of stories. On the southbound platform is a North British Railway waiting room building. The platforms are linked by subway.
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A 5 car 170 train for Dundee, lengthened from the normal 3-car set due to the Open Golf Championship at St Andrews, calls at Ladybank on 17 July 2010. ...
Brian Forbes 17/07/2010
A Dundee-Edinburgh service, formed by 170428, calls at
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Brian Forbes 08/04/2010
A northbound train takes the Perth line at Ladybank in April 2011. ...
Brian Forbes /04/2011
170 422 calls at Ladybank en route to Edinburgh, still in attractive Scotrail livery. ...
Brian Forbes 28/05/2007

This is a two platform station. The building design is the smaller style of station on the former Edinburgh and Northern Railway by David Bell. The building is on the southbound platform.
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Opened by the Edinburgh and Northern Railway in 1847, Springfield serves a village with a population of less than 1,000. Located between Cupar and ...
John Furnevel 22/05/2005
A southbound HST speeds through Springfield, Fife. ...
Bill Roberton //1996
A lampholder on the footbridge at Springfield. ...
John Yellowlees 15/01/2017
Springfield station looking south west with a National Express East Coast HST speeding through. ...
Brian Forbes /10/2008

This is a two platform station dating from 1847. The architect of the main station building on the northbound platform is thought to be David Bell. The building on the southbound platform is built to a later standard North British Railway style.
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A poster for the latest exhibition in the museum at Cupar station: Work and War Horses 1914 - 1918. ...
John Yellowlees 19/04/2018
Station Buildings, on the northbound platform. 2006 ...
Brian Forbes /09/2006
View across the running lines at Cupar station on 11 August 2010 showing construction work in progress to facilitate disabled access to the southbound ...
Andrew Wilson 11/08/2010
158734 calls at Cupar with a southbound service on 3 June. To the left of the signal box in the background is the Edinburgh, Perth & Dundee goods ...
Bill Roberton 03/06/2017

This is an island platform station which today is the closest to St Andrews.
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Under construction at Leuchars - a new Caledonian Sleeper lounge. ...
John Yellowlees 24/03/2018
Rear view of Leuchars signal box in May 2005. For the front view at the time [see image 52520]. ...
John Furnevel 19/05/2005
A Dundee to Edinburgh service calls at Leuchars on 10 October 2018. Occupying the site of the south bay buffers is a new lounge for Caledonian Sleeper ...
David Panton 10/10/2018
The new Caledonian Sleeper Guest Lounge at Leuchars. ...
John Yellowlees 25/08/2018

This station is the main station in Dundee.
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170425, a Halloween Train, at Dundee. ...
John Yellowlees 26/10/2017
Impressive architecture and new display equipment in Dundee station on 8th August 2018.
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John Yellowlees 08/08/2018
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
170456 heads out of Dundee on an Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen St service on 24th August 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018