Monkton and Annbank Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway)

Introduction

This line not only provided a shortcut for trains heading north from the Ayr and Mauchline Line (Glasgow and South Western Railway) but also served the Glenburn coalmine at Prestwick.



Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Monkton to Mossblown

This junction was between Prestwick (to the south) and Monkton (to the north) stations. It is today the site of Prestwick International Airport station.
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Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway


This station was opened for Glasgow Prestwick Airport which is to the immediate east and connected to the station by a long elevated covered walkway.
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Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Prestwick International Airport station is the only one in Scotland owned by a local authority, which explains the non-standard signage. That name has ...
David Panton 05/11/2019
An Ayr service calls at Prestwick International Airport on 5th November 2019. The station seems to have pioneered lift towers, in Scotland anyway, so ...
David Panton 05/11/2019
156 500 calls at what is now widely referred to as ^Glasgow Prestwick Airport^ see image 21551 with a Kilmarnock - Ayr service on 19 March 2010.
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Bill Roberton 19/03/2010
View from the Prestwick Terminal Building roof towards the Firth of Clyde in July 1982. This shot was taken long before there was a passenger station ...
Charlie Niven /07/1982
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BR Sulzer Type 2s D7605 and D7606 with a fuel train at Prestwick Airport on 28th August 1967. D7605 was scrapped two years later after a collision ...
Bill Hamilton 28/08/1967
D6903 with a fuel train at Prestwick Airport. ...
Bill Hamilton //1968
D1579 (52A) unloads fuel at Prestwick Airport on the Glenburn branch on 6th July 1968. Note the worker on top of the tanks and the driver relaxing on ...
Bill Hamilton 06/07/1968
Claytons D8584 and D8582 (64B) unloading fuel at Prestwick Airport on the Glenburn branch on 4th August 1967. ...
Bill Hamilton 04/08/1968
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This junction was west of Annbank station. It opened in 1892 with a new line which ran north west to Monkton Junction near Prestwick.
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Ayr and Mauchline Line (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Black 5 44785 passing Mossblown Junction westbound in May 1962 on its way back to Ayr. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 24/05/1962
One of Ayr shed^s Crab 2-6-0s no 42916 brings a westbound goods train through Mossblown Junction on 24 May 1962 heading for home. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 24/05/1962
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