Lunan Bay railway station

Lunan Bay railway station served the village of Lunan, Angus, Scotland from 1883 to 1964 on the North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway.

Lunan Bay
Lunan Bay station site geograph-3766915-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
The site of the station, looking northeast towards Montrose, in 2002
General information
LocationLunan, Angus
Scotland
Coordinates56°39′43″N 2°30′21″W / 56.662°N 2.5058°W / 56.662; -2.5058Coordinates: 56°39′43″N 2°30′21″W / 56.662°N 2.5058°W / 56.662; -2.5058
Grid referenceNO690523
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway
North British Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
1 May 1883 (1883-05-01)Opened
22 September 1930Closed to passengers
18 May 1964 (1964-05-18)Closed to goods

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 May 1883 by the North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway.[1] The goods yard was to the west. The station closed to passengers on 22 September 1930[2][3] and closed to goods traffic on 18 May 1964.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 267. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Lunan Bay Station". Canmore. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ "RAILSCOT - Lunan Bay". Railscot. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Site of Lunan Bay station, 2002 © Ben Brooksbank :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 1 March 2021.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Montrose
Line and station open
  North British, Arbroath and Montrose Railway   Inverkeilor
Line open, station closed