Bridge of Dee railway station

Bridge of Dee railway station served the settlement of Bridge of Dee, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland from 1864 to 1949 on the Kirkcudbright Railway.

Bridge of Dee
The site of the station, looking southwest to Tarff, in 2019
General information
LocationBridge of Dee, Dumfries and Galloway
Other information
Original companyGlasgow and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow and South Western Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
British Railways (Scottish Region)
Key dates
18 April 1864 (1864-04-18)Opened
26 September 1949 (1949-09-26)Closed

History edit

The station opened on 18 April 1864 by the Glasgow and South Western Railway. To the south was the goods yard and to the north was the signal box, which opened in 1882. It closed in 1925 and was replaced by a ground frame. The station closed to both passengers and goods traffic on 26 September 1949.[1][2]

References edit

  1. ^ M E Quick, Railway Passenger Stations in England Scotland and Wales—A Chronology, The Railway and Canal Historical Society, 2002, p. 89
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 43. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.

External links edit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Castle Douglas
Line and station closed
  Kirkcudbright Railway   Tarff
Line and station closed

54°55′17″N 3°58′46″W / 54.92139°N 3.97945°W / 54.92139; -3.97945