Carstairs Sand Pit Signal Box

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Carstairs Sand Pit Signal Box (1899-1933)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

Description

This signal box was west of Carstairs station close to the later site of Ravenstruther Coal Terminal (just to its east). Sidings on the north side of the line were served from the east.

The sand pit opened in 1899 and closed in 1933.

There was a second sand pit nearby closer to the station, north of Carstairs No 1 Signal Box.

Tags

Signal box sand pit 01/07/2019

Books


An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Caledonian Dunalastairs and Associated Classes (Locomotive Monograph)

Caledonian in LMS Days (Railways in Retrospect)

Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Railway Carriages

Caledonian Railway Livery: The True Line Elegance and Style

Caledonian Railway Wagons & Non-Passenger Coaching Stock

Caledonian Routes 3: Stirling to Crianlarich - DVD - Oakwood Press

Caley to the Coast: Rothesay by Wemyss Bay (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Callander & Oban Railway Through Time

Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

Signalling the Caledonian Railway

The Caledonian Railway 'jumbos' the 18in. X 26in. 0-6-0s

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

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

Through Scotland with the Caledonian Railway

Vanished Railways of West Lothian