Boghead to Cowdenhead Branch (Monkland Railways)

Introduction

This branch extended the Boghead branch west to Cowdenhead (now Armadale station).





Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was the first junction west of Bathgate Polkemmet Junction.
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Torbanehill and Bathgate Branch (Monkland Railways)
66143 heads toward Armadale with ballast on the evening of 21 June 2010 ...
James Young 21/06/2010
Looking west towards Armadale on 11 June 2010 with the down line now installed. ...
James Young 11/06/2010
Looking East towards Bathgate on 11 June 2010 with the down line now in place. ...
James Young 11/06/2010
Tracklaying underway between Bathgate and Armadale on 9 June 2010. ...
James Young 09/06/2010
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This was the junction for the Armadale Branch (Monkland Railways). It was east of Armadale station.
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Looking west towards Armadale from the A801 as work progresses on the missing link. Signalling infrastructure is also starting to appear here. ...
James Young 04/04/2010
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This is a two platform station with a large car park on the north side.
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Armadale on Skye may be prettier but at least its humdrum West Lothian namesake has a station. The station is (and always was) some distance from the ...
David Panton 18/06/2019
So good they named in twice; Armadale's less than vital Gaelic translation. Less cynically, Armadale probably has more claims to the Gaelic treatment ...
David Panton 28/06/2018
This is a Caldercruix to Edinburgh traih at Armadale on Sunday 8th October 2017. Caldercruix was acting as a terminus as the line was closed west from ...
Ewan Crawford 08/10/2017
A reddening customer eyes the approaching Edinburgh service on a hot 28th June 2018. ...
David Panton 28/06/2018
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This station was located to the west of the overbridge. The line was original single track. To the east of the bridge was a passing loop on the line when it first opened. The present Armadale station has opened on the site of the loop.
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New Monkland Line (Monkland Railways)