Kittybrewster MPD

Location type

Loco shed

Names and dates

Kittybrewster Shed (1854-1961)
Kittybrewster MPD (1961-1967)

Opened on the Great North of Scotland Railway.

Description

This depot was both a roundhouse and shed. Approach was from the north and the shed was located on the west side of the line.

Postal trains to Aberdeen were brought to the shed for turning.

British Railways assigned the shed code 61A with sub sheds at Alford Shed, Ballater Shed, Fraserburgh Shed, Macduff Shed and Peterhead Shed.

Closed to steam 1961 and completely 1967.

Nothing remains of the sheds, the site is now occupied by an industrial estate.

Tags

Shed

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map
05/09/2020




Books

150 Years of the Great North: Tales of the Little But Good
A History of the Great North of Scotland Railway

Banff, Moray and Nairn's Lost Railways

Great North Memories: Aberdeen No. 2: Scenes of the North East's Own Railway

Great North Memories: LNER Era, 1923-47

Great North of Scotland Railway (History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands, vol. 3)

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Album

Great North of Scotland Railway Carriages

Great North of Scotland Railway Locomotives

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Great North of Scotland Railway v. 3
LNER Wagons: Volume 3: Scottish Area: Ex North British and Ex-Great North of Scotland Railway Wagons
Modelling the Great North of Scotland Railway
Moray Coast Railways
Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

Speyside Railways: Exploring the Remains of the Great North of Scotland Railways and Its Environs

The Great North of Scotland Railway - A New History

The Travellers Joy: The Story of the Morayshire Railway