This railway is open to passenger traffic. It was originally single track, then largely doubled and is presently single again.
The line is particularly notable for the very fine terminus at Wemyss Bay.
Wemyss Bay station and line are promoted and supported by the Friends of Wemyss Bay .
|/ /1862||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
Act receives Royal assent
|15/05/1865||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
|01/08/1893||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway absorbed by Caledonian Railway
|/ /1903||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
Wemyss Bay station and pier re-built by the [Caledonian Railway].
|25/06/1994||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
2 people killed when a passenger train de-rails due to vandals placing objects on the line.
|/05/1998||[Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway]|
Drumfrochar station opened
These locations are along the line.
This is a single bore 930ft tunnel carrying a single line. The line was doubled by opening a second single bore tunnel to the immediate south, Cartsburn Tunnel South. The second tunnel is slightly longer at the east end and is now disused.
This is a single platform station, the platform erected on the south side of the single track line. The station is immediately west of Cartburn Tunnel.
At closure this was an island platform station with a canopied station building. Sidings for the Berryards Sugar Refinery were to the north, with Berryards Junction off to the east. The Upper Greenock Goods was off to the west, also north of the line. Access to the island platform was by subway from Lynedoch Street. There was a signal box at either end of the station.
This is a modern single platform station. ...More details
This was a single platform station on the east side of the line, with a siding opposite approached from the Wemyss Bay direction.
This is a single platform station on the north side of a single line. With considerable expansion of Inverkip to the south with new house building in recent years a footbridge has been added to allow access to the south.
This is one of the pre-eminent 'must visit' stations in Scotland.