Auchterhouse railway station

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Auchterhouse
Location
Place Scotland
Area Angus
Operations
Original company Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms ?
History
16 December 1831 First station opens[1]
1 November 1860 Replaced with new station on direct line[1]
10 January 1955 Station closes[1]
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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Auchterhouse railway station served the village of Auchterhouse in the Scottish county of Angus. Services were provided by the Dundee and Newtyle Railway. The first station of the name had to be moved in 1860 when the line was realigned to avoid an incline.

History[edit]

Opened by the Dundee and Newtyle 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 who closed it in 1955.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Dronley   Caledonian Railway
Dundee and Newtyle Railway
  Newtyle

The site today[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt (1995)

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 56°31′32″N 3°05′10″W / 56.52560°N 3.08615°W / 56.52560; -3.08615