South Cobbinshaw Branch (Caledonian Railway)

Introduction

This short minerals branch ran from near Cobbinshaw round the south end of Cobbinshaw Reservoir to South Cobbinshaw Colliery and the Tarbrax Oil Works.



Dates

  /  /1867South Cobbinshaw Branch (Caledonian Railway)
South Cobbinshaw Branch authorised. This served the Tarbrax Oil Works.
  /  /1869South Cobbinshaw Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Line opened.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


South Cobbinshaw Branch

This was the junction for the Tarbrax Oil works (opened 1864). The line had a facing connection from the southbound line of the Caledonian Railway south of Cobbinshaw Reservoir.
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More details

See also
Caledonian Railway
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