Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway


This railway is closed.


02/07/1882Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
Railway opened to Passengers and Freight.
  /  /1888Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway]
Bonnybridge shed, a single road timber locomotive shed opened at Bonnybridge Central. The Caledonian Railway operate this as a sub-shed of Denny Shed.
  /  /1908Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
Absorbed by the North British Railway.
  /  /1921Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
The Caledonian Railway cease to operate over the line due to disappointing traffic.
01/01/1923North British Railway Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway Great North of Scotland Railway Forth and Clyde Junction Railway Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway Gifford and Garvald Railway Newburgh and North Fife Railway Lauder Light Railway Great Central Railway
Grouped into London and North Eastern Railway.
01/02/1935Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway Denny Branch (Scottish Central Railway)
Larbert (Larbert Junction) to Kilsyth (New) closed to passengers.
01/02/1935Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
Bonnywater Junction to Dennyloanhead closed to all traffic.
01/03/1956Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
Closed to freight between Dennyloanhead and Banknock.
04/05/1964Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway
Banknock to Kilsyth closed to freight.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a single platform through station. The platform was to the north of the running line and the station building was a typical North British Railway design with a platform awning.

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This was a single platform station to the east of Kilsyth [2nd] which served Colzium House, just to the north.

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This was a two platform station with a passing loop. The station building, a small North British Railway type with canopy, was at the west end of the westbound platform. On the opposite platform was a waiting room. The west end of the station was crossed by a girder road bridge. The station was in the north of the village of Banknock, just west of Banknock House.

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This was a single platform station with no passing loop. The platform was on the south side of the line and there was a small station building. It was crossed at the west end by Station Road. There was a goods yard at the east end, with a siding approached from the east. To the north was Knowehead Colliery with sidings served from the east.

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The former Dennyloanhead station which closed in 1932 stood behind this aptly named public house. ...
Brian Forbes 26/06/2006

This was a single platform station with a goods yard at its east end. The platform was on the south side of the single track. There was a long loop to the east of the station.

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Site of Bonnybridge Central from the east. ...
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This was a junction between the 1858 Denny Branch (Scottish Central Railway) and the 1888 Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Railway. Both lines were single track. There was a loop on the later line running west from the junction.

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View facing west at the former Bonnywater Junction. ...
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