‘Heart of Scotland’ Station, Locomotive and Railway Heritage Garden

Heart of Scotland station
Credit: Donald Whannell
Railway Heritage Garden
Credit: Richard East
Heart of Scotland Station
Credit: Anita Elliott
Credit: Bobby Kenney
Credit: Bobby Kenney
Credit: Ruth Duncan
'Heart of Scotland' station under construction. Credit: Scottish Railway Museum
‘Heart of Scotland’ station under construction. Credit: Scottish Railway Museum
Credit: Alex Keegan
Credit: Alex Keegan
Garden Festival 'zone'

Water and Maritime

Sponsor, if appropriate

Central Regional Council

Type of object

Pavilion, building or other structure

Current situation


Current location, if known

Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness


The station building was originally Monifieth Station, near Dundee, dismantled and reassembled for the Festival. Parts were subsequently used to construct Birkhill Station on the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway. Locomotive 13 ('Kelton Fell') - built by Neilsons at Hyde Park Works, Glasgow - was displayed alongside, and is now also at Bo'ness and Kinneil.

1 comment

  1. Charlie Armstrong says:

    The station building has been repainted in authentic Caledonian Railway colours and serves as the destination for BKR Santa and Day out with Thomas trains. It contains a display telling the story of the Birkhill clay mine and a hutch is displayed on the platform adjacent to the station building.
    The locomotive “Kelton Fell” is in the Museum of Scottish Railways at Bo’ness. It dates from 1876 and is the oldest locomotive in the collection

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