Carlisle Kingmoor Shed

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Carlisle Kingmoor Shed (1876-1968)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.


This double ended shed was located on the east side of the Caledonian Railway, approached from the south.

British Railways assigned the code 68A and sub shed Durranhill Shed. Later 12A.

The shed was replaced with a diesel motive power depot on the west side of the Caledonian Railway across from the steam shed, formerly a yard.

The site of the shed is now a wildlife sanctuary.




  /  /1872Caledonian Railway
Authorisation of a land purchase at Etterby for locomotive sheds, Carlisle Kingmoor Shed.
  /  /1876Caledonian Railway
Opens Carlisle Kingmoor Shed at Etterby.
13/07/1915Caledonian Railway
Authorisation to rebuilt Carlisle Kingmoor Shed.
  /  /1935Portpatrick Railway
Stranraer Shed numbered 12H under Carlisle Kingmoor Shed.


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Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

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