Stanley (SMJR) railway station

Stanley railway station was located in the Scottish village of Stanley, Perthshire and was opened in 1848 and closed in 1857, when the new station of Stanley Junction was built to the north in the location where the junction where the Perth and Dunkeld Railway diverged from the Scottish Midland Junction Railway running between Perth and Arbroath.

Stanley
LocationStanley, Perthshire
Scotland
Coordinates56°29′10″N 3°26′38″W / 56.4862°N 3.4439°W / 56.4862; -3.4439Coordinates: 56°29′10″N 3°26′38″W / 56.4862°N 3.4439°W / 56.4862; -3.4439
Grid referenceNO111336
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyScottish Midland Junction Railway
Pre-groupingCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
2 August 1848Station opened[1]
1857Station replaced[1]
11 June 1956[2]station closed

HistoryEdit

Opened by the Scottish Midland Junction Railway, and absorbed into the Caledonian Railway, it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. Passing on to the Scottish Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948, it was then closed by the British Transport Commission.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Strathord
Line open, station closed
  Caledonian Railway
Scottish Midland Junction Railway
  Cargill
Line and station closed
  Highland Railway
Perth and Dunkeld Railway
  Murthly
Line open, station closed

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 219
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 401. OCLC 931112387.

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