Cobbinshaw [2nd]

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Cobbinshaw [2nd] (1875-1966)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

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


Description

Cobbinshaw [1st] station closed in 1875 and was replaced with this station. The second station was further south. This was a two platform station with the main building on the southbound platform. The platforms were in timber with timber station buildings.

There was no goods yard, but there were sidings further north at the original station. The was a signal box, closed in 1899.

The line remains open and railway cottages remain on the east side of the line.

A temporary signal box was opened here following the Penmanshiel Tunnel collapse in 1979. This was to the south of the road bridge on the west side, open between 1979 and 1981.

South of the station was north of Tarbrax Junction which served the Tarbrax Oil Works and the North Cobbinshaw Lime Works.

Cobbinshaw itself is a small group of houses by the reservoir to the east of the former station.

06/07/2019

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map