Aberdeen Kittybrewster railway station

Aberdeen Kittybrewster station opened on 20 September 1854[1] to serve the Great North of Scotland Railway main line to Keith. It closed to passengers in 1856[1] once Aberdeen Waterloo opened and Kittybrewster (on the link to the Aberdeen Railway. The track remains in use as a freight siding for the docks.[3]

Aberdeen Kittybrewster
Remains of Kittybrewster Station - geograph.org.uk - 1327036.jpg
The site of the station in 2009
General information
LocationAberdeen, Aberdeen
Scotland
Coordinates57°09′37″N 2°06′49″W / 57.1603°N 2.1136°W / 57.1603; -2.1136Coordinates: 57°09′37″N 2°06′49″W / 57.1603°N 2.1136°W / 57.1603; -2.1136
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat North of Scotland Railway
Pre-groupingGNoSR
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
20 September 1854Station opened[1]
1 April 1856Station closed and replaced by Aberdeen Waterloo and Kittybrewster[1][2]
Railway stations around Aberdeen
Don Street
Kittybrewster Junction
(DVL)
Kittybrewster (new)
Kittybrewster (old)
(DVL)
Hutcheon Street
Waterloo
Victoria Basin: North
(HTT)
Victoria Basin: South
(HTT)
Deeside Goods
(HTT)
(DVL)
Schoolhill
Guild Street
(AR)
(DVL)
Aberdeen Joint
Deeside Goods Branch Junction
Goods Branch Junction
(DVL)
Aberdeen Ferryhill
Ferryhill Junction
(DR)
Holburn Street
Railways
AR
Aberdeen Railway (CR)
DR
Deeside Railway (GNoSR)
DVL
Denburn Valley Line (GNoSR)
GNoSR
Great North of Scotland Railway
HTT
Harbour Trustee Tramways (Aberdeen)

The station was 19 chains (380 m) south of the junction between the main line and the branch line to the docks,[4] near where the A96 Powis Terrace now crosses the line.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 12
  2. ^ Butt (1995), page 136
  3. ^ "Sites and Monuments Record: Railway Station, Waterloo". Aberdeen City Council Website. Archived from the original on 1 April 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Map of Aberdeen railways". 1913. Retrieved 1 April 2011.

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