Crieff and Methven Junction Railway

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     Crieff and Methven Junction Railway
Locale Scotland
Dates of operation 14 July 1864 – 26 July 1869
Successor Caledonian Railway
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway
Methven Junction
Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway
Balgowan
Madderty
Abercairney
Innerpeffray
   Crieff Junction Railway
Crieff
   Crieff and Comrie Railway

The Crieff and Methven Junction Railway joined the Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway at Methven Junction and connected the latter line to Crieff.


History[edit]

The company received parliamentary authorisation to build the line on 14 July 1864, with the line being completed in 1867.[1]

The line was closed to passengers on 1 October 1951, however remained open to freight traffic until September 1967.[2]

Connections to other lines[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Awdry, 1990
  2. ^ RAILSCOT

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