Ayr MPD

Location type

Loco shed

Names and dates

Ayr Shed [2nd]
Ayr MPD

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Ayr and Dalmellington Railway.

Description

This shed was located with the triangle of lines south of Newton-on-Ayr and north of Ayr.

The doubled ended shed was access from the north or south.

British Railways assigned the code 67C.

The shed became a diesel depot.

After closure in 2007 the site remained intact for some time. Tracklifting has been undertaken. The building was demolished in 2019.

Tags

Shed

Aliases

Ayr Shed




Dates

14/06/1965Ayr to Mauchline Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Blackhouse Junction to Hawkhill Junction re-opened for passengers. The re-opened curve was not on the original double track alignment but closer to Ayr MPD.
  /  /1970Ayr and Dalmellington Railway
Ayr MPD rebuilt.