Aberdeen Kittybrewster railway station

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Aberdeen Kittybrewster
Location
Place Aberdeen
Area Aberdeen
Coordinates 57°09′37″N 2°06′49″W / 57.1603°N 2.1136°W / 57.1603; -2.1136Coordinates: 57°09′37″N 2°06′49″W / 57.1603°N 2.1136°W / 57.1603; -2.1136
Operations
Original company Great North of Scotland Railway
Pre-grouping GNoSR
Post-grouping LNER
History
20 September 1854 Station opened[1]
1 April 1856 Station closed and replaced by Aberdeen Waterloo and Kittybrewster[1][2]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
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Railways in Aberdeen
Don Street(GNoSR)
Kittybrewster Junction
(DVL)Kittybrewster (new)
Kittybrewster (old)(GNoSR)
(DVL)Hutcheon Street
Waterloo(GNoSR)
Victoria Basin: North(HTT)
Victoria Basin: South(HTT)
Deeside Goods(HTT)
(DVL)Schoolhill
Guild Street(AR)
(DVL)Aberdeen Joint
Deeside Goods Branch Junction
Goods Branch Junction
Aberdeen Ferryhill(DVL)
(DR)Holburn Street
Ferryhill Junction
Railways:

Aberdeen Kittybrewster station opened on 20 September 1854[1] to serve the Great North of Scotland Railway main line to Keith. It closed to passengers in 1856[1] once Aberdeen Waterloo opened and Kittybrewster (on the link to the Aberdeen Railway. The track remains in use as a freight siding for the docks.[3]

The station was 19 chains (380 m) south of the junction between the main line and the branch line to the docks,[4] near where the A96 Powis Terrace now crosses the line.

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  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 12
  2. ^ Butt (1995), page 136
  3. ^ "Sites and Monuments Record: Railway Station, Waterloo". Aberdeen City Council Website. Archived from the original on 7 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Map of Aberdeen railways". 1913. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 

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