HM Factory Gretna Railway

Introduction

This line served the extensive explosives factory which stretched from Longtown west through Gretna to Eastriggs.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Scene at the former Smalmstown Base Ammunition Depot in March 2005, with privately stored class 20s occupying a siding. Once used for the storage of ...
John Furnevel 10/03/2005
Gone. Smalmstown sidings have been lifted after the lease of the site expired. [See image 29435] ...
Ewan Crawford 14/06/2010
Privately stored class 20s at the former MoD Base Ammunition Depot, Smalmstown, in March 2005. The lines in the foreground pass under the road to link ...
John Furnevel 10/03/2005
Smalmstown depot in 2005 when used to store redundant class 20s. [See image 29431] ...
Ewan Crawford 06/01/2005





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More details

Bridge remains south of Gretna looking towards the Solway Firth. The bridge was part of the private railway system serving the enormous wartime ...
Bruce McCartney 06/03/2010


The BR / MoD loco-working boundary as seen at Eastriggs on 30 June 2014. According to Wikipedia, HM Factory Gretna produced 800 ...
David Spaven 30/06/2014
Multiple sidings splay out at the heart of the standard gauge network at MoD Eastriggs, as seen as on 30 June 2014.
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David Spaven 30/06/2014
Outside the Devil's Porridge museum in Eastriggs are two railway exhibits. The camouflage painted standard gauge 0-6-0 fireless locomotive is very ...
Mark Bartlett 31/01/2016
A northbound EWS empty coal train passes the MoD exchange sidings at Eastriggs on 20 June 2014.
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David Spaven 30/06/2014


The gated entrance to the exchange sidings at the then MoD Eastriggs (now no longer an active MoD site), as seen looking east on 30 June 2014. This ...
David Spaven 30/06/2014