An £80,000 study has been launched into the potential creation of new stations between Aberdeen and Laurencekirk.
The north-east regional transport body Nestrans has secured £80,000 from Transport Scotlands Local Rail Development Fund (LRDF) to carry out the assessment.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie backed the application for the funding, after more than 100 constituents wrote to him indicating a wish to reopen the former train station at Newtonhill.
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An £80,000 study has been launched into the potential creation of new train stations between Aberdeen and Laurencekirk.
This was a two platform station. A signal box on the west side of the line remained until April 2019. The site is now controlled from Aberdeen. There were sidings on both sides of the line, approac