Brackenhills

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Brackenhills (1906-1930)

Opened on the Barkip Railway.
Opened on the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway.

Description

This was a single platform station.

It was located to the south of today's A737 with the platform on the west side and sidings approached from the south also on the west side.

The line here was originally the Barkip Railway,a mineral line serving the Glengarnock Iron Works, before being taken over by the Caledonian Railway.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
03/10/2017


Dates

01/09/1906Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Brackenhills station, on the Kilbirnie [CR] branch, opened for coaching traffic.
01/12/1930Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Kilbirnie South to Giffen closed to passengers. Kilbirnie South, Glengarnock High and Brackenhills closed. Glengarnock High (excluded) to Giffen (excluded) closed.

Books


Forgotten Railways: Scotland