Dolphinton Junction (1867-1972)
Carstairs East Junction (1972-)
Opened on the Caledonian Railway.
Opened on the Dolphinton Branch (Caledonian Railway).
The 1867 Dolphinton [CR] line started from a junction which allowed trains from Carstairs station to join the branch. This branch severed the south to east 1848 curve (out of use from around 1860) and a replacement curve was built from Strawfrank Junction to Dolphinton Junction in 1872.
The junction was renamed with a more appropriate name during electrficiation of the route.
Other railway and industry locations
Carstairs East Junction
Carstairs South Junction
Silvermuir East Junction
Silvermuir South Junction
Caledonian Mineral Oil Works
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|04/06/1945||Dolphinton Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Dolphinton [CR] to Carstairs (Dolphinton Junction) closed to passengers.
|01/11/1950||Dolphinton Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Dolphinton [CR] to Carstairs (Dolphinton Junction) closed to freight.
|/ /1972||Caledonian Railway|
Dolphinton Junction signalbox closed.
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