Edinburgh to Perth



Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This is the main station in Edinburgh and acts as both a terminus and through station. The larger part of the station is covered by a large glazed roof by Blyth and Cunningham and is an island platform with bays at either end. There is a smaller island platform outwith the main roof on the south side.
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Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
North British Railway
Borders Railway (Network Rail)
Edinburgh Waverley 40 April 2017. Hon Johnny Jellicoe, Moya McDonald and Captain Chris Smith RN. ...
John Yellowlees 30/04/2017
An Avanti West Coast service for London Euston prepares to depart Waverley^s Platform 9 on the frosty morning of 4 January 2021. I know they^ve been a ...
David Panton 04/01/2021
Some of the autumn sunshine being enjoyed in Edinburgh on 6 September 2007 manages to filter through the old and discoloured glass panels in the ...
John Furnevel 06/09/2007
Sunshine and shadows at the east end of Waverley in the summer of 2014. The ScotRail EMU is standing in bay platform 4 awaiting a North Berwick turn. ...
John Furnevel 22/08/2014
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This is a five platform station in the west of Edinburgh where the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway and Caledonian Railway divide. An 1842 Georgian building, by John Miller, dating from the opening as a terminus now fronts a station which is a train, tram and bus interchange.
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Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
An incoming service from the Airdrie - Bathgate line pulls into Haymarket on 2 September 2020. ...
David Panton 02/09/2020
A Helensburgh to Waverley service approaches its penultimate stop on 15th August 2020. Other lines come close to a normal service in the latest ...
David Panton 15/08/2020
An incoming service from the Fife Lines approached Haymarket on 29th July 2020. ...
David Panton 29/07/2020
Virgin, ScotRail and East Coast services meet at the west end of Haymarket in the summer of 2013. ...
John Furnevel 09/08/2013
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This is a modern and minimal two station platform. There is a station car park to the south. This station is entirely new and is not a re-opening. Previously the nearest station was at Saughton, now closed, a mile to the east.
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Forth Bridge Connecting Lines (North British Railway)
A First ScotRail DMU northbound out of Edinburgh heading for The Forth Bridge on 6 August 2013. The train has recently restarted its journey after ...
John Furnevel 06/08/2013
This double arrow here refers to South Gyle station, but non-locals might be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Pinkhill staion closed on 1968, and ...
David Panton 10/07/2018
An Edinburgh service calls at South Gyle on 11 January 2019. South Gyle lost half of its daytime services when the new Edinburgh Gateway took them ...
David Panton 11/01/2019
68007 Valiant calls at South Gyle taking commuters home to Fife on
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David Panton 12/07/2017
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This station is a train/tram interchange which also serves the Gyle shopping Centre. Trams run west to Edinburgh Airport.
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Forth Bridge Connecting Lines (North British Railway)
Informative station sign at Edinburgh Gateway ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016
Edinburgh Gateway public opening leaflet. ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016
Forth Bridge image in school artwork at Edinburgh Gateway. ...
John Yellowlees 11/12/2016
Banner repeater on the Upline at Edinburgh Gateway station. This is of the newish kind which shows clear in green to distinguish if from caution which ...
David Panton 03/05/2018
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This is a two platform station located just south of the Forth Bridge on its southern approach embankment. It was briefly known as Forth Bridge when first opened (signs read ^Forth Bridge for South Queensferry^). The station retains several of its original buildings. The main station building, of typical North British Railway design, is on the northbound platform. A sandstone former ...

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Forth Bridge Railway
A returning Fife Circle service about to restart its journey south from Dalmeny on 8 September 2008. The train is formed by SPT liveried DMU 170473. ...
John Furnevel 08/09/2008
An incoming Fife Circle comes off the bridge and into Dalmeny Station on 19th August 2020. ...
David Panton 19/08/2020
LNER Azuma 800105 enters Dalmeny on 31 August. Nothing unusual in 2020, but this is the 0755 from Inverness to Kings Cross, diverted through Fife ...
Bill Roberton 31/08/2020
A Fife Circle service calls at a misty Dalmeny on 18 August 2020 as a train for Edinburgh retreats. ...
David Panton 19/08/2020
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This is a two platform station with a footbridge and original building on the southbound platform. The smaller building on the northbound platform has not survived. To the immediate south is the Forth Bridge and to the north the North Queensferry Tunnel.
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Forth Bridge Railway
With a slight mist over the Forth, a Fife Circle service comes off the bridge and into North Queensferry station on 19 August 2020. ...
David Panton 19/08/2020
A poster at North Queensferry Station celebrates the UNESCO connection. ...
John Yellowlees 26/07/2017
First ScotRail 170396 emerges from North Queensferry Tunnel in September 2008 with a service for Edinburgh Waverley. ...
John Furnevel 08/09/2008
An Edinburgh service comes out of North Queensferry tunnel and into the station on 19 August 2020. Unusually, North Queensferry station lacked even a ...
David Panton 19/08/2020
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This is a two platform station. The station still has a traditional North British Railway building on the southbound platform. The northbound platform has a modern station building with the ticket office and a car park.
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Dunfermline and Queensferry Railway
Inverkeithing 30 April 2017. ...
John Yellowlees 30/04/2017
Freightliner 66597 and 66952 pass through Inverkeithing Station with a Millerhill - Keith concrete sleeper train on Sunday 8th 2017 October.
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Bill Roberton 08/10/2017
Portrait of 158728 at the Up platform in Inverkeithing on 22 June 2017. ...
Bill Roberton 22/06/2017
A service for Glenrothes via Kirkcaldy calls at Inverkeithing on 18 July 2018. ...
David Panton 18/07/2018
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Freightliner 66955 has just passed through Dalgety Bay, with a RILA scanner trip, returning to Millerhill from Aberdeen on 5 May 2021.
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Bill Roberton 05/05/2021
Freightliner 66513, with 66514 on the rear, nears Dalgety Bay with a Montrose - Millerhill ballast on 15 November 2020.
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Bill Roberton 15/11/2020
Azuma 800103 nears Dalgety Bay with the 14.52 LNER service from Aberdeen to York on 22nd March 2021.
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Bill Roberton 22/03/2021
CrossCountry 220017 nears Dalgety Bay on 24th January 2021, with the 12.31 from Dundee to Bristol Temple Meads, which would have started from Aberdeen ...
Bill Roberton 24/01/2021
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This is a two platform station. The main station building, one storey with canopy, is on the up (southbound) platform. A small stone waiting shelter also remains on the down platform. The station is located in Aberdour itself.
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Aberdour Line (North British Railway)
A Fife Circle service calls at Aberdour on 29th July 2020. ...
David Panton 29/07/2020
In the late 1990s Haymarket shed held on to a few first generation DMUs to meet demand at peak times. On 17 June 1997 a Class 117 is seen at Aberdour ...
David Panton 17/06/1997
37667 leads 37521 through Aberdour with LSL^s charter from Dingwall (previously Thurso) to Corbridge on 11 May 2021. The train then ran empty back to ...
Bill Roberton 11/05/2021
An Aberdeen-bound Azuma passes through Aberdour on 29th July 2020. It will be travelling at line speed which on this stretch is not great. The geology ...
David Panton 29/07/2020
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This is a two platform station which opened with the Aberdour Line (North British Railway) approach to the Forth Bridge. The station replaced the Burntisland [1st] terminal which is adjoining to its immediate south.
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Aberdour Line (North British Railway)
A series of photographs taken on a research visit in September 2020.
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Ian Dinmore 16/09/2020
A series of photographs taken on a research visit in September 2020.
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Ian Dinmore 16/09/2020
Flowers at Burntisland station, courtesy of Floral Action Burntisland. ...
John Yellowlees 19/04/2016
The 1215 Edinburgh Waverley - Glenrothes with Thornton arriving at Burntisland on 14 April 2019. ...
Andy Furnevel 14/04/2019
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This is a two platform station. The main station building is on the northbound platform. The station is in Kinghorn, just above Kinghorn Beach.
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Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Binnend Oilworks Railway
LNER Azuma 800107 runs through Kinghorn, with the 09.52 from Aberdeen to Kings Cross, on 6 April 2021.
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Bill Roberton 06/04/2021
DBC 67015 enters Kinghorn with the UK Railtours excursion from Edinburgh - Edinburgh via the SAK and Fife Circle. ...
Bill Roberton 18/08/2018
It is a September evening in 1998 and after a grinding journey from Kirkcaldy, during which there was an ominous fug in the carriages, 117301 was ...
David Panton 10/09/1998
GBRf 66743 passes Kinghorn with the Dundee - Edinburgh leg of the first ^Royal Scotsman^ trip of the season, on 15 April. ...
Bill Roberton 15/04/2019
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This is a two platform station equipped with large carparks. The main station building is on the southbound platform. The station is on the west side of the town.
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Edinburgh and Northern Railway
A semi-fast service for Edinburgh calls at Kirkcaldy on 29th July 2020. The emergency timetable in operation at the time left Fife services fairly ...
David Panton 29/07/2020
A Fife Circle service calls at Kirkcaldy on 29th July 2020. The telegraph pole is a survivor from another age of communications. ...
David Panton 29/07/2020
The morning CrossCountry Aberdeen to Penzance service calls at Kirkcaldy on 24 October 2018 after a necessarily lengthy announcement (think what it is ...
David Panton 24/10/2018
A sign commemorating Sir Sandford Fleming at Kirkcaldy. ...
John Yellowlees 06/10/2017
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This is a two platform station with a car park on the west side. The original station building, by architect David Bell, sill stands, a three storey building with the top two floors at road level and ground floor at platform level. There were timber waiting rooms at platform level. A large retaining wall runs down the east side of the station.
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Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Leslie Railway
An Edinburgh to Arbroath service pulls into Markinch on 2 September 2020. Markinch boasts crossovers north and south of the station, both facing the ...
David Panton 02/09/2020
The rear of 158728 departs Markinch with a service to Perth. ...
Caleb Abbott 12/05/2018
A 4-car 158 calls at Markinch on 10 October 2018 with a Perth to Edinburgh service. The signage announcing this as the stop for Glenrothes went when ...
David Panton 10/10/2018
A Sprinter kicks up spindrift as it hammers north through Markinch in 1996. ...
Ewan Crawford //1996
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This is a two platform station with the main original station building on the northbound platform, architect probably David Bell. The building is a complicated structure with different numbers of storeys.
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Fife and Kinross Railway
Edinburgh and Northern Railway
27036 southbound through Ladybank in Fife, heading for Edinburgh on 13 November 1981.
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Peter Todd 13/11/1981
An Arbroath to Edinburgh service calls at Ladybank on 2 September 2020. The shelters are unsympathetic to the original buildings on both sides. At ...
David Panton 02/09/2020
The classic lines of the Edinburgh and Northern Railway^s 1847 station at Ladybank, Fife. Photograph taken in September 2007 looking south east across ...
John Furnevel 20/09/2007
A Dundee to Edinburgh service calls at Ladybank on 3 October 2018. A train from the Perth line would of necessity be using the other platform. ...
David Panton 03/10/2018
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This is a superb major station with a tudor styled building by William Tite and large glazed trainshed situated on the western edge of the Perth town centre. To the south lines from Glasgow Queen Street High Level and Edinburgh Waverley meet at Hilton Junction and in the station lines north to Inverness and north east to Dundee and Aberdeen divide. Today it is an eight ...

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Scottish Midland Junction Railway
Scottish Central Railway
Dundee and Perth Railway
An Inverness to Glasgow service pulls out of Perth^s Platform 4 on 29 September 2020. It is difficult to get a decent shot inside the trainshed ...
David Panton 29/09/2020
Perth SB viewed from the south end of platform 5, under St Leonards Bridge, on 13 October 2012. ...
John McIntyre 13/10/2012
Perth station is a bit of a museum, and long may it continue. This specimen is from the BR corporate era. The ^buffet^ would then have been the ...
David Panton 18/12/2019
View from the Highland Chieftain as it is dispatched northward in June 2016. A group of enthusiast passengers on board are enjoying a leisure trip ...
Colin McDonald 04/06/2016
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