Forteviot

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Forteviot (1848-1956)

Opened on the Scottish Central Railway.

Description

This was a two platform station. The station building, two storeys with crow stepped gables, remains as a house on the former down platform as does a railwayman^s cottage by the level crossing. The goods yard was to the south, on the west (down) side of the line, with a refuge siding on the up side.

The signal box was closed in 1985 when the level crossing was automated and up siding lifted.

Tags

Station




Dates

22/05/1848Scottish Central Railway
Opened from Stirling to Perth. Stations at: Bridge of Allan [1st], Dunblane, Kinbuck, Greenloaning, Auchterarder, Dunning, Forteviot, Forgandenny, Perth General.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Tayside's Railways

Scottish Central Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)