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16/7/1846Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayAct receives Royal assent. It was originally stipulated that the line was not allowed to compete with the Caledonian Railway for Glasgow to Carlisle traffic.
28/10/1850Glasgow Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle Railway
Glasgow and South Western Railway
Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway merged with Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway to become the Glasgow and South Western Railway.
28/10/1850Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwaySidings opened on the new Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway at Mennock for the Leadhills and Wanlockhead mines. The nearest passenger station on the line was at Sanquhar, slightly further west.
//1904Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayAwning added to Annan station.
//1965Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayRuthwell station and Racks station closed.
//1965Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayCumnock closed.
/5/1966Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayDumfries Locomotive shed closed.
12/05/1984Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayAuchinleck station re-opened.
//1991Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayNew Cumnock re-opened.
//1993Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayGretna Green station opened on new site slightly further west.
27/6/1994Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwaySanquhar station re-opened.
//1997Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayDumfries South signalbox closed.
//2000Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayCoal loading point opened immediately west of New Cumnock.
//2000Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayLoop opened on the up side at Thornhill, just east of the former station. This aids capacity on the line with is single track from Gretna to Annan.
//2002Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayTraincrew depot opened at Dumfries.
//2003Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayPortrack viaduct replaced.
//2004Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle RailwayGreenburn Light Railway re-opened - track laid from Creoch Jnct west to Greenburn.
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