Railways of Crieff and Upper Strathearn
I am currently researching this subject, along with Lindsay Horne
from Dundee, and would love to hear from anyone with stories or
anecdotes, photos etc.
The line from Perth to Balquhidder completed the link between Dundee
and Oban and became quite an important secondary line. Unfortunately
not a lot has been written regarding it, nor the line from Crieff to
Sometime in the future, Lindsay and I would like to correct this.
Did any of your relatives work on these lines? - to date we have
accumulated information on over 550 members of staff, but there will
be more we do not know about.
Did you holiday in the area - maybe in Comrie's Camping Coach or in
the old station at Lochearnhead? - and have information which may be
Please let me know of anything regarding this topic, no matter how
trivial it may seem.
I am currently trawling through Strathearn Herald's from 1856 to the
present and Perthshire Couriers - any other valuable sources?
Look forward to hearing from you.