Justinhaugh railway station

Justinhaugh railway station served the hamlet of Justinhaugh, Angus, Scotland, from 1895 to 1952 on the Forfar and Brechin Railway.

Justinhaugh
General information
LocationJustinhaugh, Angus
Scotland
Coordinates56°41′59″N 2°52′52″W / 56.6998°N 2.881°W / 56.6998; -2.881
Grid referenceNO461568
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCaledonian Railway
Pre-groupingCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
1 June 1895 (1895-06-01)Opened
4 August 1952 (1952-08-04)Closed

History edit

The station was opened on 1 June 1895 by the Caledonian Railway, although a pre-opening reference from 25 October 1894 erroneous called it Oathlaw. On the westbound platform was the station building, to the west was the goods yard and on the west side of the eastbound platform was the signal box. Inside the yard was the station cottage. The station closed on 4 August 1952.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 243. OCLC 931112387.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Terminus   Caledonian Railway
Forfar and Brechin Railway
  Tannadice
Line and station closed