Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd

Introduction

This was 4 ft 8.5 in railway linking Corncockle Quarry, a sandstone quarry providing stone for buildings in Glasgow, to Nethercleugh station.

The line opened around 1884 and closed before the Second World War.

Corncockle Bridge is 'B' listed due to the importance of the quarry to Glasgow.

The line had three locomotives, (unnamed) of 1884, C.C.R. of 1885 and Urmston of 1888. The unnamed was requisitioned for the Great War, the others withdrawn in 1938 on line closure.



Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a two platform station to the north of a level crossing. There was a goods yard on the west side, north of the crossing, approached from the north.
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See also
Caledonian Railway




This is a disused single track three span lattice girder bridge on the Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd over the River Annan. The bridge is B listed.
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This was a sandstone quarry operated by Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd providing stone for buildings in Glasgow. It was served by a railway from Nethercleugh station.
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