Dundee and Perth Railway

Introduction

This line is open. This line runs along the north bank of the River Tay through an area of farmed Countryside.

After renting the Dundee and Newtyle Railway and the Dundee and Arbroath Railway the company became the Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway.






Dates

31/07/1845Dundee and Perth Railway
Act receives Royal assent. (Locomotives are prohibited from the projected Dundee Harbour branch.)
31/07/1845Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Act receives Royal assent. Mainline from Burntisland to Perth via Ladybank. Branches from Ladybank to Cupar and Kirkcaldy to the harbour. The Perth station was to be beside the Dundee and Perth Railway station.
  /  /1846Dundee and Perth Railway
Deviation authorised between Inchyra and Kinfauns.
  /  /1846Scottish Central Railway Scottish Midland Junction Railway Dundee and Perth Railway Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Agreement and authorisation that Perth General station be owned by Scottish Central Railway, Scottish Midland Junction Railway, Dundee and Perth Railway and Edinburgh and Northern Railway jointly.
  /08/1846Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Newtyle Railway
An Act to allow the Dundee and Perth Railway to take a long term lease of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway is passed. The same Act allows for alteration of the crossing of the River Tay in Perth and purchase of land at Barnhill (east side of river).
14/10/1846Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Newtyle Railway
The Dundee and Perth Railway takes a 999 year least of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway.
21/10/1846Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Newtyle Railway
The Dundee and Perth Railway purchases the Dundee and Newtyle Railway^s harbour line.
  /  /1847Dundee and Perth Railway
Further Act authorising change of alignment at Perth. The line will now meet the Scottish Central Railway south of Perth station at Dundee and Perth Junction (St Leonards Bridge Junction). Trains from Dundee will reverse into Perth station.
  /  /1847Dundee and Perth Railway
Branches to Inchture Village and North Inchmichael authorised.
  /  /1847Dundee and Perth Railway
Polgavie Branch authorised. This branch was not built. Polgavie is possibly today^s Powgavie where Inchture station is located.
24/05/1847Dundee and Perth Railway
Line opened from Dundee Union Street (later Dundee West) to Barnhill [DPR], on the east bank of the River Tay near Perth.
  /  /1848Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Arbroath Railway
The Dundee and Perth Railway is given permission by parliament to lease the Dundee and Arbroath Railway. (Not done at this time.)
  /  /1848Dundee and Perth Railway
Inchture Village branch opened.
  /  /1848Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Arbroath Railway
Dundee Junction line authorised to link the Dundee and Perth Railway to the Dundee and Arbroath Railway (Trades Lane and Carolina Port Railway). (Not built.)
  /08/1848Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway
The Dundee and Perth Railway, having take a lease of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway in 1846 and entered into a long term operational agreement with the Dundee and Arbroath Railway in 1848, changes its name to the Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway.
01/03/1849Dundee and Perth Railway
Line extended from Barnhill [D&PR] over the River Tay via the Tay Viaduct [Perth] to Perth Princes Street.
  /  /1851Dundee and Perth Railway Dundee and Arbroath Railway
Proposed Dundee Junction line to link the Dundee and Perth Railway to the Dundee and Arbroath Railway (Trades Lane and Carolina Port Railway) abandoned.
  /  /1859Scottish Central Railway Scottish Midland Junction Railway Dundee and Perth Railway Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Limits of Perth General station defined by the joint committee, repealing the agreement of 1846. The Scottish North Eastern Railway is authorised to use Perth General and to form a siding on the east side of the station.
  /07/1859Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway
Act for the Lochee Deviation, Ninewells Junction (on the Dundee and Perth Railway) to Fairmuir (on the Dundee and Newtyle Railway), passed. Dundee Ward Road and the Law Incline were to close and trains terminate at Dundee Union Street (later Dundee West). Also for the deviation from Rosemill to Auchterhouse [2nd] replacing the Balbeuchly Incline.
  /  /1860Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Auchterhouse [2nd] deviation opened. This first part of the improvements, the Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway). Dronley and Auchterhouse [2nd] opened. Balbeuchly Top and Auchterhouse [1st] closed.
  /  /1860Scottish Central Railway Scottish Midland Junction Railway Dundee and Perth Railway Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Rights of access to Perth General of the companies agreed .
08/06/1861Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Dundee Ward Road, Law Tunnel and Law Incline closed with the opening of the deviation to Ninewells Junction.
10/06/1861Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Opening of the deviation to Ninewells Junction giving access to Dundee Union Street (later Dundee West).
  /  /1863Scottish Central Railway Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway Dundee and Newtyle Railway
The Scottish Central Railway absorbs the Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen Junction Railway and its lease of the Dundee and Newtyle Railway. The North British Railway is granted running powers over both the Dundee and Perth Railway and Dundee and Newtyle Railway routes.
  /  /1864Dundee and Perth Railway
Ninewells Junction [Station] opened.
  /  /1864Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee Union Street (later Dundee West) station rebuilt in Italianate style, expanded and reopened. Authorisation to divert Yeaman Shore (not done). Enlargement required due to larger trains, extra traffic arising from increased frequency of services and the diversion of Dundee and Newtyle Railway trains to the station.
  /10/1865Dundee and Perth Railway
Ninewells Junction [Station] closed.
  /  /1866Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee Union Street renamed Dundee West.
  /  /1867Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Dundee and Newtyle Branch Junction Railway (the Forfarshire Works) and Alyth Junction Railway authorised.
03/08/1868Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
New line from Newtyle Junction to new platforms at Alyth Junction and line passing north of Alyth Junction to meet the Alyth Railway opened (the Forfarshire Works).
31/08/1868Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Newtyle [2nd] station opened (the Forfarshire Works) and new line running round the west of Newtyle to Pitnappie Junction to the south east.
  /  /1870Caledonian Railway
Caledonian Railway gains running powers over the Dundee Harbour Trustees lines between Buckingham Junction (Dundee and Perth Railway) and Camperdown Junction (Trades Lane and Carolina Port Railway).
  /  /1878Dundee and Perth Railway
Authorisation to expand and rebuild Dundee West station. The Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway) opened in 1878 and the Caledonian Railway was facing competition from the North British Railway's new Dundee Tay Bridge [Station].
  /  /1881Dundee and Newtyle Railway Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Deviation from Ninewells Junction to by Fairmuir Junction opened. Liff, Victoria [Dundee], Lochee stations opened.
  /  /1885Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee West Shed opened replacing Seabraes Shed and works. The new shed was west of Dundee West Mineral Yard, further west than the older shed. Approach was from a reversing spur to the east of the shed.
  /  /1886Dundee and Perth Railway
Agreement between the Caledonian Railway and Perth Town Council regarding the swinging portion of the Tay Viaduct [Perth].
  /  /1889Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee West station rebuilt with superb baronial building at entrance and large glass canopy covering the platforms behind. Station rebuilt with growing competition from the North British Railway^s Dundee Tay Bridge [Station], to the south, following the opening of the second Tay Bridge.
01/02/1896Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
Camperdown station is renamed Lochee West.
03/10/1901Dundee and Perth Railway
Permission to purchase land to widen line between Ninewells Junction and Magdalen Green.
  /  /1902Dundee and Perth Railway
Agreement between Dundee Town council and Caledonian Railway to allow widening the line between Ninewells Junction and Magdalen Green confirmed.
  /  /1915Dundee and Perth Railway
Widening of line at Ninewells Junction - agreement with Dundee Corporation confirmed.
11/06/1956Dundee and Perth Railway
Magdalen Green closed.
28/09/1960Dundee and Perth Railway
Errol closed to passengers.
03/05/1965Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee West to Buckingham Junction closed to passengers. With both Dundee West and Dundee Tay Bridge [Station] having lost services the latter was able to take on the traffic of the former.
  /  /1966Dundee and Perth Railway
Dundee West demolished to make way for an approach road to the Tay Road Bridge.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a large terminus station on Union Street in Dundee for services west to Perth, England and, later, north via Newtyle [2nd].
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NBL Type 2 D6119 at Dundee West, the leading loco on a ready to depart service. See image 67912. ...
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CR 123 at Dundee West after arrival with SLS special train from Glasgow, with NBL diesel. The rear of the Playhouse Cinema is in the background. ...
David Murray-Smith //1961
BR Standard 5 73145 departing Dundee West (most likely on a Glasgow service). ...
Aitken Scott //
Double-headed NBL Class 21s D6119 and D6125 awaiting departure from Dundee West the early 1960s. D6119 was to be rebuilt as a Class 29. ...
Aitken Scott //
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This goods depot was directly north of the present Dundee station, which belong to the competing North British Railway. Dundee West was the Caledonian Railway station and was to its immediate north until its closure in 1965. The goods yard was approached from the west, from the line from Perth.
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Close up of Building 1: Spot the difference from an intermodal railhead - one of the much-promoted new office buildings on the ^digital media park^ ...
David Spaven 29/11/2016
WCRC Class 47 no 47786 Roy Castle OBE in the sidings west of Dundee station with railtour stock on 15 April 2011. In the left background are ...
John McIntyre 15/04/2011
Close up of Dundee West: Dundee West yard, seen on 29th November. Dundee is one of the largest cities in Britain with no rail freight facilities - but ...
David Spaven 29/11/2016
Dundee is of course well outside the SPT boundary, but visits from an SPT liveried 170 are not uncommon: especially combined with a Scotrail liveried ...
David Panton 09/04/2011
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Reid class D30 4-4-0 no 62426 Cuddie Headrigg is one of a number of abandoned steam locomotives awaiting disposal in the former mineral yard ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 28/07/1959
A Glasgow - Dundee train runs past the yards at Dundee West on 26 May 1980 as it nears its destination. In the background the Tay Bridge disappears ...
John Furnevel 26/05/1980
Scene in the sidings alongside Dundee West mineral yard in July 1959 with class J69 no 68535 one of several stored locomotives present. In the ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 30/07/1959
Lineup of condemned locomotives in the sidings alongside Dundee West mineral yard on 28 July 1959. Nearest the camera is Reid ex-NBR Scott ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 28/07/1959
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This shed replaced Seabraes Shed in 1885. It was built at the far west of the Dundee West Goods yard.
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View over the yards and shed at Dundee West in May 1980. In the background a Type 2 is passing with a Glasgow Queen Street - Dundee train. On the ...
John Furnevel 26/05/1980
Looking southwest over Dundee West MPD and yard on 30 March 1975. The shed had closed in 1958 but was reopened in 1960 and used as a DMU depot until ...
John McIntyre 30/03/1975
06005 and 06006 standing alongside Dundee West diesel depot on 24 October 1981. See image 4780 ...
Colin Alexander 24/10/1981
Clayton D8616 stands at Dundee West on 30 March 1975, more than 3 years after its official withdrawal from Polmadie. The locomotive had been used on ...
John McIntyre 30/03/1975
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This was the junction between the Dundee and Perth Railway^s approach to Dundee West and a short spur from the Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway)^s Dundee Central Junction. It was paid for by the North British Railway[ but staffed by, and in the style of, the Caledonian Railway. The connection allowed trains from the Perth direction to enter [[Tay ...

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Tay Bridge and Associated Lines (North British Railway)
A signalman hard at work in the long departed Buckingham Junction signal box, to the west of the current Dundee station. (Photograph taken in 1980 ...
John Williamson //1980
The Tay Bridge line gradually descends from Esplanade station to meet the Perth line on the south approach to Dundee. See the road bridge centre ...
Brian Forbes 17/02/2007
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This was a two platform station with the main station building on the eastbound platform. There was no goods yard. There was a signal box until 1925. The station closed in 1956.
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Although this footbridge straddled the platforms at Magdalen Green it had no stairs down to them. The station had its less substantial footbridge only ...
David Panton 04/03/2020
66198 passes Magdalen Green with a short freight from Mossend to Aberdeen in the summer of 2001. ...
Bill Roberton //2001
An afternoon Dundee - Glasgow Queen Street service approaches the site of the former Magdalen Green station on 20 September 2007. In the background ...
John Furnevel 20/09/2007
DRS 66423 with the 4A13 Grangemouth - Aberdeen intermodal, seen on 8 April near the site of the former Magdalen Green station on the western approach ...
Bill Roberton 08/04/2011
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Dundee^s waterfront from Invergowrie Bay east to Stannergate is built on land reclaimed from the sea. The Esplanade, the land between Ninewells and Craig Pier, was recovered by the town and railway companies and the southern portion was to become a pleasant parkland by the sea, a process which had began when the Dundee and Perth Railway ran across the beach at Seabraes and Yeaman Shore ...

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This short lived station was to the immediate east of Ninewells Junction itself.
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This was a double track junction where the 1861 deviation built to replace the Law Incline, Law Tunnel and Dundee Ward Road joined the 1847 Dundee and Perth Railway.
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Dundee and Newtyle Deviations (Dundee and Perth Railway)
CR 123 approaching Dundee on SLS special train from Glasgow Buchanan St 1961. ...
David Murray-Smith //1961
A class 27 passes under Riverside Drive between Invergowrie and Dundee in April 1979 with a train from Glasgow Queen Street. ...
John McIntyre 11/04/1979
A class 101 Metro-Cammell 3 car DMU on a Dundee - Perth service in April 1979 is seen looking east from Riverside Drive as it approaches the site of ...
John McIntyre /04/1979
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This is a two platform station. There was a single storey main station building at the east end of the eastbound platform.
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I don^t know what happened to the plans for an hourly Glasgow to Dundee stopping service but Invergowrie has to manage with only 13 trains a day both ...
David Panton 04/03/2020
43036, on a crew training run from Perth to Dundee, slows to call at Invergowrie on 24th August 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2019
Ex-GWR Power car 43135 brings up the rear of a Scotrail HST set departing from Invergowrie after calling briefly during a training run from Stirling ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
A Scotrail HST runs alongside the Tay as it leaves Invergowrie heading for Dundee during a training run from Stirling. 24th August 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
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This quarry produced stone for Castle Huntly and docks in London. The quarry is flooded. The Dundee and Perth Railway crossed it by a girder viaduct (6 spans?) which was converted into an embankment in 1973 with infill on both sides of, and underneath, the line.
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This was a two platform station with the main station building on the eastbound platform and waiting rooms on each platform. Longforgan itself is a mile to the north.
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Remains of the 1847 station at Longforgan on the Perth - Dundee route, closed in 1956. The signal box stands off picture to the left see image ...
John Furnevel 02/09/2005
Longforgan station house next to the line at the level crossing, looking NE ...
Brian Forbes /06/2007
Longforgan cabin at the level crossing. ...
Brian Forbes /08/2007
A 47-hauled service for Glasgow passes Longforgan in 1987. ...
Bill Roberton //1987
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Attractively refurbished Dundee & Perth Railway crossing keeper^s cottage (and fence) at Templehall, just west of the site of Longforgan station in ...
John Furnevel 02/12/2005
DRS 66433 about to pass Templehall level crossing, between Inchture and Longforgan, with the Grangemouth - Aberdeen Craiginches intermodal on 13th May ...
Bill Roberton 13/05/2019
170413 between Longforgan and Templehall level crossings heading to Perth. Longforgan signal box is seen middle right. ...
Brian Forbes 03/08/2007
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This was a two platform station. The station building, on the eastbound platform, still stands in use as a house. The building is of a style typical of the line such as that at Errol.
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The view east from the disused Inchture signal box where the frame had recently been removed in 1989. Outside is the former station with the building ...
Ewan Crawford //1989
Rear of station building at Inchture, not Redcar. ...
Brian Forbes 25/03/2007
The ruinous Inchture station is passed by a First ScotRail 170 forming the 1240 Glasgow - Dundee. The station closed to passengers in 1956. ...
Brian Forbes 11/06/2008
Crossing house at level crossing at Inchture on the Perth & Dundee Rly. ...
Brian Forbes 25/03/2007
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This was the passenger terminus of a tramway line built out northwards from Inchture station. The terminus building, a row of houses built in a style similar to the station building on the Dundee and Perth Railway had a garage for the tram at its west end, where a large wooden panel covers the doorway. Inchture Village itself is to the north east. The terminus is a mile and a half north of ...

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This signal box was on the north side of the line east of the Grange level crossing. There was a trailing crossover and siding, north side, serving a loading bank. The box closed in 1966, replaced by automatic barriers. The level crossing still exists.
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This was a two platform station which closed in 1985 and remains largely intact. The platforms remain. The main station building, a ground floor with attic and short platform canopy, is on the eastbound platform, marked 1847. A waiting shelter remains on the westbound. The lattice footbridge also remains, with the timber footway removed for safety.
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Old D&PR barrow seen at Errol, though the paintwork is not original. ...
Brian Forbes /09/2008
The listed station building at Errol, operating as a craft shop and tea room in September 2006. ...
John Furnevel 04/09/2006
Looking west over the level crossing at Errol on 4 September 2006. A right turn after the signal box leads into the old yard and the former station ...
John Furnevel 04/09/2006
Looking across the platforms at Errol station in September 2006. The date on the building is 1847. ...
John Furnevel 04/09/2006
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This goods station was on the south side of the line and served from the west. A siding running south served the Errol Brick and Tile Works.
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View south of Inchcoonans level crossing near Errol. To the right an extant sawmill, and to the left behind the crossing cottages, a brickworks. ...
Brian Forbes //2007
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This was a two platform station just south of Glencarse village. To the west is Inchyra House, to the north Glencarse House and to the south Pitfour Castle.
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A Glasgow - Aberdeen hourly train passing Glencarse with the Antique Fair and Garden Centre with an excellent restaurant to the right of the A90 dual ...
Brian Forbes 10/06/2008
Road v Rail. The A90 Perth to Dundee dual carriageway accompanies the D & PR. The old Glencarse station is at the top of the frame. Photographed from ...
Brian Forbes /08/2006
The former Glencarse station (1847 - 1956) in March 2011. ...
Brian Forbes /03/2011
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This was a two platform station. There was a single storey station building.
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An Aberdeen to Glasgow express approaching Perth along the north bank of the Tay in September 2008. ...
Brian Forbes /09/2008
Turbostar passing Kinfauns, bound for Dundee. ...
Brian Forbes 31/10/2006
Walnut Grove. Dundee bound 170. The building was HQ until recently of Stagecoach UK. Now occupied by a whisky company. If you have any Grouses, then ...
Brian Forbes /10/2006
1215 ASDA intermodal heading east along the banks of the River Tay at Seggieden. The Sidlaw Hills with a field covered by a crop sheet are seen behind ...
Brian Forbes 05/06/2008
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This was a short lived terminus of the line from Dundee West.
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Peppercorn A1 60163 ^Tornado^ steaming along the Perth to Dundee line with ^The Aberdonian^ railtour from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen, on 14th ...
David Bosher 14/03/2019
With the empty headquarters of the Edrington Group behind, and the Tay in the foreground, a HST working 1A63 passes Walnut Grove (mid way between ...
Gary Straiton 27/02/2019
Dusk begins to fall at Perth on 26 March as 170430 passes Barnhill and approaches the Bridge over the Tay with the 16.37 Aberdeen - Glasgow Queen ...
Brian Forbes 26/03/2011
170 427 on an Aberdeen - Glasgow service enters the single line section prior to crossing the Tay Viaduct at Perth on 24 July 2008. ...
Bill Roberton 24/07/2008
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This set of sidings was on the west side of the line at the east end of the Tay Viaduct [Perth].
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A single track metal girder single track viaduct which, in 1863/64, replaced an earlier double track timber viaduct which had 25 arches and an iron swing bridge. The original bridge was 444 yds long.
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Westbound DMU crossing the River Tay at Perth. ...
Ewan Crawford //1988
A Class 170 DMU on an Aberdeen - Glasgow Service crosses the River Tay on the approach to Perth on 15th August 2018. ...
Colin McDonald 15/08/2018
DMU 107 732 on a local service on the approach to Perth over the Tay Viaduct. ...
Ewan Crawford //1988
170426 crosses the Tay Viaduct, Perth, in 2007. ...
Ewan Crawford 31/03/2007
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This was a two platform station at the west end of the Tay Viaduct [Perth] and a short distance east of Perth station. The station is in the south east of Perth, north of the South Inch and west of the River Tay. It is named for the road passed over by the railway immediately to the west of the former station.
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After a brief stop at Perth, ^The Aberdonian^ railtour from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen behind Peppercorn A1 class no. 60163 ^Tornado^, gets under ...
David Bosher 14/03/2019
a 170 for Dundee slowly enters the single track metal viaduct accross the River Tay. To the left is the Fergusson Art Gallery. ...
Brian Forbes 09/09/2006
The 0941 Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen service, formed by a Class 170 Turbostar, leaves Perth station on 16 August and heads for the Tay Viaduct, ...
Malcolm Chattwood 16/08/2013
Crossing the Tay at Perth on 16 June 2009. Aberdeen bound 170 417 runs onto the viaduct shortly after passing the site of Perth Princes Street ...
David Panton 16/06/2009
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The area to the left was the Dundee and Perth Rly original loco shed. The view is to the east. It didn’t last long , I believe only operational for ...
Gary Straiton 28/06/2018
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The Dundee Dock opened in 1862 at right angles to the main Perth station in the southern part of the station^s carriage turning area on the east side of the station. Prior to this the awkward arrangement was that trains from Dundee West reversed south of Perth to reach the station.
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D49 4-4-0 62719 Peeblesshire leaving Perth with a Dundee local on 16 April 1955.
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G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 05/09/2019
Standard 4.6.2 70050 ^Firth of Clyde^ entering Perth from Dundee. The view is from the Orchardbank signal Box. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 24/07/1955
170417 heads towards the Tay Viaduct after leaving Platform 2 at Perth on 15th August 2018. ...
Colin McDonald 15/08/2018
70013 and 61994 are hauled out of Perth with The Great Britain III on 13 April bound for Dundee. ...
John Robin 13/04/2010
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This is a superb major station with a tudor styled building by William Tite and large glazed trainshed situated on the western edge of the Perth town centre. To the south lines from Glasgow Queen Street High Level and Edinburgh Waverley meet at Hilton Junction and in the station lines north to Inverness and north east to Dundee and Aberdeen divide. Today it is an eight ...

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Scottish Midland Junction Railway
Scottish Central Railway
View from the Highland Chieftain as it is dispatched northward in June 2016. A group of enthusiast passengers on board are enjoying a leisure trip ...
Colin McDonald 04/06/2016
Perth station is a bit of a museum, and long may it continue. This specimen is from the BR corporate era. The ^buffet^ would then have been the ...
David Panton 18/12/2019
A Railway Heritage Trust plaque was unveiled today by Bill Reeve of Transport Scotland at Perth Station on the northern block which has been ...
John Yellowlees 20/01/2020
Class 170 170470 arriving into Platform 1 at Perth at 1538 on Thursday 23 August 2018 with the 1513hrs Dundee-Glasgow service.
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David Prescott 23/08/2018
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This was a large signal box to the south of Perth station and the St Leonard^s overbridge. The box controlled quite a number of lines. Perth station had a ticket platform, St Leonards Bridge Ticket Platform, 300 yards to the south of the bridge for northbound trains.
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Scottish Central Railway
The 7.15am Buchanan Street - Aberdeen approaching Perth on 16 April 1955. Locomotive in charge is Black 5 4-6-0 no 45165. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
Shunting in progress at Perth in the spring of 1955. Locomotive on duty is McIntosh 0-6-0 no 57473, built for the Caledonian Railway at St Rollox ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
The up Highland Chieftain, in classic BR InterCity livery, pulls away from the Perth stop in July 1992. ...
John Furnevel 16/07/1992
DRS 66431 takes the Dundee line with the 4A13 Grangemouth - Aberdeen Craiginches intermodal on 25 June. ...
Bill Roberton 25/06/2017
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This junction was south of Perth General station. The box here was replaced by St Leonards Bridge Junction Signal Box in 1887 during the reconstruction of Perth station.
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Scottish Central Railway
Pickersgill ex-Caledonian 4-4-0 no 54500 approaching Perth on 16 April 1955 with a train from Alloa. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 no 45496 leaving the north goods loop south of Perth station with a lengthy freight on 16 April 1955.
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G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
Ex-Caledonian 0-4-4T 55212 leaves the south end of Perth on 16 April 1955 with a Saturday stopping train for Ladybank.
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G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
Ex-WD Austerity 2-8-0 no 90004 in the down goods loop south of Perth station on 16 April 1955.
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G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 16/04/1955
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24009 with a train of bullhead track panels in the loops to the south of Perth. Seen from the ^Strathmore Express^, returning from Forfar on 25 May ...
Bill Roberton 25/05/1974
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This junction is south of Perth station and north of the Edinburgh Road bridge. It is, today, where the up and down Dundee lines begin.
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Scottish Central Railway
Perth General Enlargement (Perth Station Committee (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Highland Railway))