Mount Melville railway station

Mount Melville railway station served the Mount Melville estate outside St Andrews, Fife, Scotland from 1887 to 1930 on the Anstruther and St Andrews Railway.

Mount Melville
General information
LocationMount Melville, Fife
Scotland
Coordinates56°19′08″N 2°49′03″W / 56.3188°N 2.8174°W / 56.3188; -2.8174Coordinates: 56°19′08″N 2°49′03″W / 56.3188°N 2.8174°W / 56.3188; -2.8174
Grid referenceNO495143
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyAnstruther and St Andrews Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
1 June 1887 (1887-06-01)Opened
1 January 1917Closed
1 February 1919Reopened
22 September 1930 (1930-09-22)Closed permanently

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 June 1887 by the St Andrews Railway. It closed on 1 January 1917 but reopened on 1 February 1919 before closing permanently on 22 September 1930.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 290. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Mount Melville". Railscot. Retrieved 10 November 2019.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
St Andrews
Line and station closed
  Anstruther and St Andrews Railway   Stravithie
Line and station closed