Meigle railway station

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Meigle
Location
Place Meigle
Area Perth and Kinross
Coordinates 56°35′19″N 3°09′30″W / 56.5885°N 3.1584°W / 56.5885; -3.1584Coordinates: 56°35′19″N 3°09′30″W / 56.5885°N 3.1584°W / 56.5885; -3.1584
Operations
Original company Alyth Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms ?
History
12 August 1861 Opened as Fullerton[1]
1 November 1876 Renamed as Meigle[1][2]
2 July 1951 Closed[2]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Meigle railway station served the village of Meigle in the Scottish county of Perth and Kinross. The station was on the Alyth Railway from Alyth Junction on the Scottish Midland Junction Railway running between Perth and Arbroath.

History[edit]

Opened by the Alyth Railway on 12 August 1861 as Fullerton,[1] and renamed to Meigle on 1 November 1876[1][2] when the station on the same name on the Scottish Midland Junction Railway was renamed to Alyth Junction. It was 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 British Railways on 2 July 1951.[2]


Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Jordanstone
Line and station closed
  Alyth Railway
Caledonian Railway
  Alyth Junction
Line and station closed

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 100
  2. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 157

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