Aberdeen Harbour Lines
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The railway history of Aberdeen and its Harbour area is somewhat complicated. This page needs to cover:- Guild Street Station (Caledonian and Deeside Railways) - passenger and goods, later goods only Waterloo Station (GNSR) - passenger and goods, later goods only Dock Railways (Aberdeen Harbour Commissioners, but operated using horse power initially by private owners, then by GNSR contractor, much later steam) Aberdeen Joint Station - passenger Line from Waterloo to Gas Works (initially Aberdeen Corporation?, later GNSR, later Scottish Gas Board?) Line from Guild Street to Electricity Works (built by Caledonian Railway, later Aberdeen Corporation?, later Hydro Board?) Rolling Stock used on each Bridges across Docks, their rebuilding and removal (Passing reference to trams/tram network?) maps
Bon Accord propels two wagons for the Gas Works along Miller Street, 14 June 1962 Aberdeen Gas Works No. 3 proceeds sedately along Miller St. practically everything in this wonderful picture except No3, has vanished forever, 14 June 1962. "Mr.Therm" passes the junction of Miller Street and St. Clement's street as it heads for the gas works 18 May 1963 Aberdeen Gas Works No. 3 on site 8 July 1963, this loco is preserved at the Grampian Transport Museum Alford Another view of the coupling calamity on Church Street 04 Nov 1967. City of Aberdeen sits on the junction of Miller and St Clement's streets - the perfect place to shed its coupling.  A gas works diesel later rescued the train 04 Nov 1967 D2420 avoids the traffic on Market Street. Dedicated to all who tried to get along here in Dec 2006!  4 Nov 1962 D2420 brings its brake van special onto South College Street 4 Nov 1962, it is the only one of this class to make it into preservation The train hauled by D2420, has just turned right off Market Street onto North Esplanade West 4 Nov 1962 21 Oct 1964 Aberdeen Gas Works no. 3 leaves Church St. and starts its journey along the Victoria Docks to get more coal Mr Therm and RS 5540, Aberdeen Harbour, 18 May 1963. RS 5540 hauls wagons by chain, Aberdeen Harbour, modern H+S regulations still light years away, 18 May 1963