Ardoch Quarry Siding

Location type

Sidings

Name and dates

Ardoch Quarry Siding

Opened on the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway.

Description

This quarry is shown on the Railway Clearing House maps 66 chains west of the Dalreoch Tunnels.

The siding was on the north side of the line and approached from the east. The quarry, sandstone, was to the north of the siding.

The location is difficult to discern today as it is overgrown. It lies below Westcliffe.

Tags

Quarry siding

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways

Glasgow Railway Memories

Glasgow Stations

Glasgow's Last Days of Steam

Rails Around Glasgow

The Railways of Glasgow: Post-Beeching

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)