Ardmore East Signal Box

Location type

Place


Name and dates

Ardmore East Signal Box (1943-1976)

Opened on the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway.


Description

This wartime signal box, of 1943, was north of Ardmore Level Crossing and located on the west side of the railway. The box controlled the approach to the south end of Ardmore Yard, associated with Faslane Military Port.

The box replaced the box at Ardmore Level Crossing.

The box was modernised for the electrification of the line in 1960. The yard, in reduced form, surviving for some time afterwards. The box closed in 1976.


Tags

Signal box Second World War