Cairn Valley Light Railway (Glasgow and South Western Railway)

Introduction

This line is closed.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.




Moniaive Trip. Shunting at Stepford. C.R. 0.6.0 57378. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 18/04/1949

Moniaive Trip. Dunscore station. C.R. 0.6.0 57378. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 18/04/1949



This was the terminus of the Cairn Valley Light Railway (Glasgow and South Western Railway) which started from just north of Dumfries. The terminus was in the south of the town.
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On my last (2010) visit to Moniaive I speculated that the old station building couldn't survive much longer but six years on it clings to life. ...
Mark Bartlett 25/07/2016
The station building at Moniaive really looks as though the next gust of wind will reduce it to rubble and matchwood. Having last seen a train over 60 ...
Mark Bartlett 17/09/2010
The former station building at Moniaive in January 2006. The line from Cairn Valley Junction, to the north of Dumfries, closed in 1949. ...
John Furnevel 31/01/2006
Closed to passengers in May 1943, the remains of the station building at Moniaive, terminus of the Cairn Valley Light Railway, photographed from the ...
Colin Miller /03/2006