Darvel and Strathaven Railway
This line is closed.
This line runs through an area of farmland.
Description of route
The line ran from Darvel to Loundonhill to
Strathaven. The line was single track with loops at stations, the stations had
island platforms. The Darvel to Loudonhill section was owned by the Glasgow
and South Western Railway and the Loudonhill to Strathaven section owned
by the Caledonian Railway.
(Hamilton and Strathaven
(Mid-Lanark Lines (Caledonian
The platform remains here, partly dug away,
with an overbridge at the west end of the site.
The site of the station has been levelled and
is now a grassy area between two fences.
The station site is used by a farmer to store
equipment and silage. The platform has been removed. To the west of the station
was the fine Loudonhill viaduct which was demolished in the 1980s.
(Darvel Branch (Glasgow
and South Western Railway))
Page created on 19/01/1998
Page last edited on: 07/09/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford