Today's Top 10... Scots Railway Stations Shut By Lord Beeching

1 Renfrew The Paisley and Renfrew railway that ended at Renfrew Wharf closed in 1967.

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2 Peterhead: The fishing port, one of the worlsd's biggest, lost its passenger service in 1965 and freight service in 1970.

3 Kilmacolm: Trains stopped running through the affluent town in 1983.

4 Galashiels: On the Waverley Line, it was closed in 1969 but is scheduled to reopen.

5 Elderslie: A busy junction, the grand four-platform station at Elderslie closed in 1966.

6 Ballachulish: Part of the Callander and Oban Railway, the Highland station closed in 1966.

7 Ballater: 1966 also saw the closure of the famous Royal Line from Aberdeen through Deeside.

8 St Andrews: The rail link to the home of golf was considered uneconomic and closed in 1969.

9 Aberfeldy: One of many in central Scotland to be axed, it was closed in 1965.

10 Castle Douglas: On the line between Dumfries and Stranraer, it closed in 1965.


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