Kilmany railway station

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

General information
LocationKilmany, Fife
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
Other information
Original companyNewburgh and North Fife Railway
Pre-groupingNewburgh and North Fife Railway
British Railways (Scottish Region)
Key dates
25 January 1909 (1909-01-25)Opened
12 February 1951 (1951-02-12)Closed


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]


  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.

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