Kilmany railway station

Kilmany railway station served the village of Kilmany, Fife, Scotland from 1909 to 1951 on the Newburgh and North Fife Railway.

Kilmany
General information
LocationKilmany, Fife
Scotland
Coordinates56°23′02″N 2°59′58″W / 56.384°N 2.9994°W / 56.384; -2.9994Coordinates: 56°23′02″N 2°59′58″W / 56.384°N 2.9994°W / 56.384; -2.9994
Grid referenceNO383217
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNewburgh and North Fife Railway
Pre-groupingNewburgh and North Fife Railway
Post-groupingLNER
British Railways (Scottish Region)
Key dates
25 January 1909 (1909-01-25)Opened
12 February 1951 (1951-02-12)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 25 January 1909 by the Newburgh and North Fife Railway.[1][2]

The goods yard was to the north.[3] The signal box closed in 1928 and was replaced with a ground frame which allowed access to the goods yard.[4] The station was host to a LNER camping coach from 1935 to 1939.[5] At least part of the station buildings were used to provide camping apartment accommodation for holidaymakers from sometime in the 1950s until the early 1960s, there was accommodation for six people.[6]

The line and station closed to passengers on 12 February 1951.[1][7] The line closed to goods traffic on 5 October 1964.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Quick, Michael (2019) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (PDF) (5th ed.). Railway & Canal Historical Society.
  2. ^ Grant, Donald J. (2017). Directory of the Railway Companies of Great Britain (1st ed.). Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire: Troubador Publishing Ltd. p. 395. ISBN 978-1-78803-768-6.
  3. ^ "Kilmany station on OS 25inch map Fifeshire III.16 (Balmerino; Kilmany; Logie)". National Library of Scotland. 1914. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  4. ^ "RAILSCOT - Kilmany". Railscot. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  5. ^ McRae, Andrew (1997). British Railway Camping Coach Holidays: The 1930s & British Railways (London Midland Region). Vol. Scenes from the Past: 30 (Part One). Foxline. p. 11. ISBN 1-870119-48-7.
  6. ^ McRae, Andrew (1998). British Railways Camping Coach Holidays: A Tour of Britain in the 1950s and 1960s. Vol. Scenes from the Past: 30 (Part Two). Foxline. p. 33. ISBN 1-870119-53-3.
  7. ^ Hurst, Geoffrey (1992). Register of Closed Railways: 1948-1991. Worksop, Nottinghamshire: Milepost Publications. p. 5 (ref 0180). ISBN 0-9477-9618-5.
  8. ^ Hurst, Geoffrey (1992). Register of Closed Railways: 1948-1991. Worksop, Nottinghamshire: Milepost Publications. p. 30 (ref 1480). ISBN 0-9477-9618-5.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
St Fort
Line and station closed
  Newburgh and North Fife Railway   Luthrie
Line and station closed