Dundee West railway station

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Dundee
Location
Place Dundee
Area Dundee
Coordinates 56°27′29″N 2°58′11″W / 56.4581°N 2.9698°W / 56.4581; -2.9698Coordinates: 56°27′29″N 2°58′11″W / 56.4581°N 2.9698°W / 56.4581; -2.9698
Grid reference NO403299
Operations
Original company Dundee and Perth Railway
Pre-grouping Dundee and Perth Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1847 (1847) Opened as Dundee Union Street
1866 Name changed to Dundee West
1965 (1965) Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Dundee West railway station served the city of Dundee, Scotland from 1847 to 1965 on the Dundee and Perth Railway.

History

The station opened as Dundee Union Street in 1847 by the Dundee and Perth Railway. It was the northern terminus of the line, situated north of Magdalen Green station. Goods facilities were on both sides of the station with one line serving Dundee Earl Grey Dock, which was to the east. The name a was changed to Dundee West in 1866. The station was rebuilt three times once in 1864 and again in 1890, this one being built to the west of the secon station. The station closed to both passengers and goods traffic in 1965.[1]

References

  1. ^ "RAILSCOT-Dundee West". Railscot. Retrieved 4 October 2018.

External links

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Terminus   Dundee and Perth Railway   Magdalen Green
Line open, station closed
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