Glengarnock Iron Works

Introduction

Lines ran west from the the Glengarnock Iron Works blast furnaces to ironstone pits.




Dates

  /  /1840Glengarnock Iron Company
Opens an iron works at Glengarnock, Glengarnock Iron Works.
  /  /1884Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Authorisation given for extension from Ardrossan [CR] to Ardrossan [Montgomerie] Pier, use of the existing Ardrossan Harbour lines and an Ardeer branch. Glengarnock Iron Works and Kilbirnie [CR] branch authorised. Authorisation for the Irvine [CR] branch. Curve between the Irvine and Ardrossan branches authorised. Proposed link to the Glasgow and South Western Railway at Kilwinning abandoned.
  /  /1886Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Previous authorisation of a Glengarnock Iron Works branch abandoned and new line authorised. Authorisation for a curve between Irvine and Ardrossan branches abandoned.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Iron works railway

This junction was taken out in 1937.
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See also
Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway


This junction provided the final connection for Glengarnock Steel Works before closure. It also provided access to the second goods yard built for Glengarnock station.
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Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway




A network of lines spreading west from Glengarnock connected several ironstone pits with the ironworks at Glengarnock but all were worked out by the ...
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