Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
D Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
This line is open. From Charlestown Junction (Dunfermline) south to Inverkeithing South Junction it is in regular use. South of this it provides the first part of the line to Rosyth Dockyard.
Portions of line and locations
This line is divided into a number of portions.
Dunfermline to Queensferry
1877 and included the opening of
Dunfermline Lower. 68004 nears Charlestown Junction, having just passed the former Elbowend Junction, with the Grangemouth - Aberdeen Craiginches intermodal service, ... Bill Roberton 06/12/2020 An SPT-liveried 170 approaches Charlestown Junction with Dunfermline^s skyline in the background. A south to west chord has been proposed here, ... Bill Roberton 16/08/2010 20137+20119 with a train from RNAD Crombie approaching Charlestown Junction in 1991, with the formerly rail-served gas works in the background. ... Bill Roberton //1991
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The Inverkeithing North/East chord with a road-rail machine and DR73803 waiting for the call to work at the Aberdour track renewal. A 170 passes on a ... Bill Roberton 19/03/2017 Construction work in progress on the Forth Road Bridge approach roads to the north of Inverkeithing, taken from a Perth-bound train on 23rd March ... Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) 23/03/1963
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DRS-liveried but Freightliner-owned and branded 66413 draws a Craiginches South - Millerhill ballast out of Inverkeithing Up Loop on 25 April. ... Bill Roberton 25/04/2017 Inverkeithing Central Junction signalbox, and associated semaphore signals, seen in 1974. ... Bill Roberton //1974 60085 passes Inverkeithing Central Junction with Aberdeen - Oxwellmains cement empties on 21 June. ... Bill Roberton 21/06/2017 47790 leads the ^Northern Belle^ past Inverkeithing Central Junction. 47832 Solway Princess brought up the rear. ... Bill Roberton 04/07/2011 66743 passes Inverkeithing South Junction with the Royal Scotsman from Edinburgh to Keith on 16 April. ... Bill Roberton 16/04/2018 Class J35 0-6-0 64505 approaching Inverkeithing on 22 March 1961 with a late afternoon service from Rosyth dockyard. [Ref query 27 February 2019] The ... David Murray-Smith 22/03/1961 170 477 embarks on the climb form Inverkeithing station to the Forth ... David Panton 22/01/2011 Taken from a footbridge, looking towards the road bridge carrying King street and the Fife Coastal path over the Rosyth Dockyard Branch. The junction ... Alan Cormack 27/12/2018
This station was to the south of
Inverkeithing South Junction. It was the original station in Inverkeithing. It had a single platform and passing loop. Sidings were on the west side, approached from the north. A signal box opened with the station. ... More details A pair of class 101 units pass the site of Inverkeithing (1st) station with a Navy Day shuttle to Rosyth Dockyard. The Dunfermline & Queensferry ... Bill Roberton //1985
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This scrap and shipbreaking yard is operated by Robertson Metals Recycling, formerly R & M Supplies, formerly Thos W Ward. Many vessels have been scrapped her including HMS Dreadnought and RMS Mauretania.
... More details Part of the large T W Ward scrapyard at Inverkeithing in 1988, with one of the two John Fowler 0-4-0DM shunters that operated on the site. ... Grant Robertson //1988 Withdrawn Cemflos being cut up in the yard of T W Ward, Inverkeithing, in 1988. ... Grant Robertson //1988 Work in progress in the yard of T W Ward, Inverkeithing, in 1988. Many steam locomotives were cut up here in the 1960s, including several Britannia ... Grant Robertson //1988 Cutting up work at various stages on a number of wagons in the yard of T W Ward, Inverkeithing, in 1988. ... Grant Robertson //1988 The overbridge on the Rosyth Dockyard branch, situated just to the ... David Panton 16/01/2011 The loop and former scrap siding (lifted) at Naval Base Junction. ... Ewan Crawford // Naval Base North groundframe, controlling access to the north end of loop on the line from Inverkeithing South Junction to Rosyth Dockyard. ... David Panton 12/04/2009 The line serving North Queensferry^s first station and pier gained a junction when the Rosyth Naval Base opened in Edwardian times and this is the ... David Panton 22/02/2009
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The first North Queensferry station found itself redundant when the Forth Bridge opened in 1890 and the station closed that year. Whether it closed ... David Panton 25/11/2019 Looking across the Firth of Forth to South Queensferry pier from the North Queensferry pier. NB these railway piers only operated as such between 1878 ... Brian Forbes /08/2007 The southern portal of the original North Queensferry tunnel. The station and goods yard was in the foreground and ran behind the camera to the ... Ewan Crawford //1996 A class 170 heads into Fife over the Forth Bridge, seen from the approach road to North Queensferry (Old) station, on 3 October 2012. ... Bill Roberton 03/10/2012 Touch Curve
Opened for Forth Bridge in 1890.
Memories of Touch South Junction. This plate is on a bridge between Dunfermline Town and Dunfermline Queen Margaret. ... John Yellowlees 17/05/2019 Climbing away from Dunfermline. ... Bill Roberton 09/10/2016 Edinburgh bound 158732 on the eastern approach to Dunfermline Town station on 13 June. ... Bill Roberton 13/06/2011 Colas Rail 66847 coasts downhill between Dunfermline Queen Margaret and Dunfermline Town with the second of two (route learning?) trips from Stirling ... Bill Roberton 18/06/2012
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