Woodside [GNSR]

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Woodside [GNSR] (1858-1937)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Great North of Scotland Railway.

Description

This was a suburban station in Aberdeen. It was a two platform station. There were no goods facilities.

The westbound platform had the larger, but still small, station building. A footbridge linked the platforms.

A signal box opened in 1887, closing in 1912. It reopened but was to closed again in 1928.

The station closed in 1937, the end of local trains in Aberdeen.

It is remembered by the station car park, just to the south of the former westbound platform. The line remains open, now single track.

The next station west was Persley and east Don Street.

The line has been redoubled (2019).

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
11/04/2020


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