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The former owner of Arbroath's miniature railway believes his last chance to bring back the tourist attraction has been taken from him.
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Arbroath West Links: 'Ivor' and Kerr's Miniature Railway train in 1997. It remains to be seen what wil happen to the stock and equipment since the line closed in October 2020.
Bill Roberton //1997


Arbroath West Links: Kerr's Miniature Railway seen on 03/04/1961. This line is to the south of the main line railway just west of Arbroath station.
David Murray-Smith 03/04/1961


Arbroath: The Great Britain II railtour leaves Arbroath southbound on Sunday 12 April running alongside Kerr's Miniature railway hauled by 45407 and 45231.
Sandy Steele 12/04/2009

Hundreds of people gathered to bid a fond farewell as a much-loved Arbroath attraction reached the end of the line.
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A beloved seaside holiday attraction for many Scots, Kerr's Miniature Railway has announced that it is closing down.
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The final steam whistle will sound on Arbroaths seafront miniature railway this weekend following 10 decades in the dedicated hands of one family.
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Kerr's Miniature Railway, a seaside holiday staple for generations of Scots, will shut down on Sunday after losing its appeal among todays visitors to the Angus town.
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Arbroath West Links: NB 4.4.2T 67489 passing Kerrs Miniature Railway on Arbroath - Dundee local in July 1953.
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 18/07/1953

The 85-year-old attraction plans a 'big send-off' after falling visitor numbers force its closure.
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Arbroath West Links: Kerr's Miniature Railway seen on 03/04/1961. This line is to the south of the main line railway just west of Arbroath station.
David Murray-Smith 03/04/1961


Arbroath: The Great Britain II railtour leaves Arbroath southbound on Sunday 12 April running alongside Kerr's Miniature railway hauled by 45407 and 45231.
Sandy Steele 12/04/2009


Arbroath West Links: NB 4.4.2T 67489 passing Kerrs Miniature Railway on Arbroath - Dundee local in July 1953.
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 18/07/1953

It's the end of the line for Scotland's oldest miniature railway with dwindling visitor numbers forcing the closure of the Arbroath attraction after 85 years in operation. Kerr's Miniature Railway in the town's West Links Park will make its last call for passengers at the end of September. Gayle Ritchie takes a trip down memory lane with pictures of the railway in its heyday.
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Arbroath West Links: Kerr's Miniature Railway seen on 03/04/1961. This line is to the south of the main line railway just west of Arbroath station.
David Murray-Smith 03/04/1961


Arbroath: The Great Britain II railtour leaves Arbroath southbound on Sunday 12 April running alongside Kerr's Miniature railway hauled by 45407 and 45231.
Sandy Steele 12/04/2009

KML version