Station Name: MURTLE HALT

 

[Source: Nick Catford]


Date opened: 8.9.1853
Location: At the end of a track running south from
Company on opening: Great North of Scotland Railway
Date closed to passengers: 5.4.1937
Date closed completely: 5.4.1937
Company on closing: London & North Eastern Railway
Present state: One platform remains intact and the station building has been converted into a private dwelling but externally is little changed.
County: Aberdeenshire
OS Grid Ref: NJ872018
Date of visit: 30.6.2004

Notes: Originally opened as Murtle, the station became a Halt about 1930. A long distance footpath follows the trackbed through the station.

See Royal Deeside Railway web site
For more pictures of Murtle see Aberdeen's Railways web site

 

Looking west along the platform
P
hoto by Nick Catford



Murtle Halt
Photo from Royal Deeside Railway web site

Looking east along the remaining platform
P
hoto by Nick Catford

Murtle Halt

Murtle Halt

Station forecourt

 



[Source: Nick Catford]

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