Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway



Dates

21/07/1840Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Howwood to Paisley opened.
20/08/1840Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Glasgow to Ardrossan trains start running, with connections to Liverpool steamers. The Ardrossan Railway was re-built to standard gauge for its connection to the main line.
04/04/1843Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Kilmarnock line from Dalry opened.
  /  /1846Kilmarnock and Troon Railway
Transferred to Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway.
16/07/1846Kilmarnock and Troon Railway
Line leased to the Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway and re-gauged for locomotives.
24/07/1847Paisley and Renfrew RailwayGlasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Paisley and Renfrew Railway absorbed by Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway.
01/07/1857Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr RailwayAyr and Dalmellington Railway
Ayr Townhead becomes the main station in Ayr, Ayr [1st] is closed except for goods traffic.
01/03/1905Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Bridge Street closed.
06/04/1964Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr RailwayArdrossan Railway
Irvine (Byrehill Junction) to Stevenston (Dubbs Junction) closed to passengers. Ardrossan to Kilmarnock service via Crosshill withdrawn.
  /  /1966Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Hurlford Shed (67B) closed.
18/04/1966Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Dalry to Kilmarnock closed to local passenger trains.
  /09/1967Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Ayr [1st] station and goods closed to freight. The railway level crossing (railway crossing railway) by the harbour closed.
01/10/1973Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Dalry to Kilmarnock closed to all traffic.
29/09/1986Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Electrification and re-signaling of Paisley to Ayr complete.