This signal box, on the south side of the line, controlled access to two quarry sidings.
To the west, on the north side of the line, a siding ran to Annanlea Quarry. Approach was from the east.
To the east, on the south side of the line was a siding to a works, Cove Quarries. This was approached from the west. From here a siding turned south, crossed the Kirtle Water to reach the actual quarries.
The box closed in 1926.
The main line remains open, a double track electrified main line.
Gretna Green [1st]
| Annanlea Quarry|
Cove Level Crossing
Nutberry Moss Peat Working
Kirkpatrick Railway Cottages
Bonshaw Clay Pit
Bonshaw Tile Works
Kirtlebridge Brick Works Signal Box
Chapelcross Power Station
Stanfield Farm Level Crossing
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