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Depot: Aberdeen Ferryhill


Depot Details
Depot Name Aberdeen Ferryhill
Depot Codes
CodeFromTo
29B187531/01/1950
ABD192531/01/1949
61B01/02/194906/12/1987
AB06/05/197306/12/1987
Date Closed 06/12/1987
Big 4 Company LNER
1947 Directions The shed is on the west side of the main line just south of the Junction with the Ballater line. The yard is partially visible from the line.

Turn left out of the station yard into Guild Street. Turn left into College Street, continue into South College Street, and Wellington Road. Bear left under the railway bridge, and turn right along North Esplanade. Turn right into Polmuir Road, and the shed entrance is on the left hand side just past the railway overbridge. Walking time 20 minutes.

Note.-This is a joint L.M.S. and L.N.E. shed.
1980 Directions The depot is on the west side of the line about one mile south of Aberdeen Station and is partially visible from the line.

Turn left outside Aberdeen Station into Guild Street and left again into College Street, continuing along South College Street and Wellington Road. Bear left under the railway bridge and turn right along North Esplanade West. Continue under the suspension bridge, turn right into Polmuir Road and proceed under the railway bridge. A drive leads to the depot from the left-hand side just before the car park. Walking time 20 minutes. Grampian bus services nos. 15/16 (Kincorth Circular), 25 (Faulds Gate) and 26 (Kincorth) operate from Union Street, close to the station, and Guild Street to Polmuir Road.
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Chronology
DateEvent
1875Change of code to 29B
1925Change of code to ABD
01/02/1949Change of code to 61B
06/05/1973Change of code to AB
06/12/1987Depot closed

Shunter Duties
Nearby Shunter Duties Aberdeen Station
Continuous Class 08 working around station and carriage sidings. A new HST fuelling point/depot is being erected at the south end of the station.