Forest Mill railway station

Forest Mill railway station served the hamlet of Forestmill, Clackmannanshire, Scotland from 1850 to 1930 on the Stirling and Dunfermline Railway.

Forest Mill
Forest Mill Station geograph-2357411-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
A goods train at the station in 1962
General information
LocationForestmill, Clackmannanshire
Scotland
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
28 August 1850 (1850-08-28)Opened as Kincardine
18 December 1893Name changed to Forest Mill
22 September 1930Closed to passengers
6 October 1979 (1979-10-06)Closed to goods

HistoryEdit

The station opened as Kincardine on 28 August 1850 by the North British Railway. To the east was the goods yard. To the west was a coal yard which was served by a siding to the east. The station's name was changed to Forest Mill on 18 December 1893. It closed to passengers on 22 September 1930[1] but remained open for goods until 6 October 1979.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M E Quick, Railway Passenger Stations in England Scotland and Wales—A Chronology, The Railway and Canal Historical Society, 2002, p. 176
  2. ^ "Site of Forest Mill Station, with... © Ben Brooksbank :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 26 February 2021.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Clackmannan Road
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Stirling and Dunfermline Railway
  Bogside (Fife)
Line and station closed

Coordinates: 56°06′40″N 3°42′35″W / 56.1111°N 3.7098°W / 56.1111; -3.7098