Clocksbriggs railway station

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Clocksbriggs
Clocksbriggs station, remains geograph-3151124-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
The site of the station in 1988
Location
PlaceForfar
AreaAngus
Coordinates56°39′23″N 2°49′26″W / 56.6564°N 2.8239°W / 56.6564; -2.8239Coordinates: 56°39′23″N 2°49′26″W / 56.6564°N 2.8239°W / 56.6564; -2.8239
Grid referenceNO495519
Operations
Original companyAberdeen Railway
Pre-groupingAberdeen Railway
Caledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms2
History
1848 (1848)Opened
1 January 1917Closed temporarily
1 June 1919Reopened
5 December 1955Closed to passengers
15 June 1964 (1964-06-15)Closed completely
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Clocksbriggs railway station served the town of Forfar, Angus, Scotland from 1848 to 1964 on the Arbroath and Forfar Railway.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1848 by the Aberdeen Railway.[1] It was situated north of Forfar Playfield and south of Auldbar Road station. The station closed temporarily on 1 January 1917, reopened on 1 June 1919, closed to passengers again on 5 December 1955 and to goods traffic on 15 June 1964.[2] The site is now a private house that is advertised as a Bed & Breakfast.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RAILSCOT -Clocksbriggs". Railscot. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Clocksbriggs station, remains, 1988". Geograph. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Clocksbriggs Station". Canmore. Retrieved 21 July 2018.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Auldbar Road
Line and station closed
  Arbroath and Forfar Railway   Forfar Playfield
Line and station closed