Dullator Colliery

Location type

Mine


Names and dates

Dullator Colliery (1913-1914)
Dullator Colliery (1935-1964)

Served by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.


Description

This mine was located east of Dullator on the north side of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.

The mine was being sunk by Baton Collieries Ltd in 1913 but due to difficult conditions was abandoned in 1914.

The later better known mine was sunk by the Cadzow Coal Company on the site of Doghillock Wood. The mine was north of several loops on the main line and was approached by sidings from the east. Sunk in 1934 it opened in 1935. It closed in 1964. There were pits nos 1 and 2.

Surface buildings remain at the western end of the site.

07/11/2019

Tags

Mine

External links

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

Nearby stations
Dullator
Colzium
Croy
Castlecary
Banknock
Kilsyth (New)
Cumbernauld
Kilsyth (Old)
Greenfaulds
Dennyloanhead
Twechar
Upper Greenhill
Greenhill Lower
Greenhill
Bonnybridge Canal Goods

Other railway and industry locations
Dullator Colliery
Dullator East Signal Box
Dullator Sand Quarry
Quarry
Pit
Coal Pit
Coal Pit
Coal Pit
Coal Pit
Woodend Depot
Quarry
Auchincloch
Auchinlee Quarry
Tourist/other
Banton Loch
Croy Hill Roman Fort
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


E&G Mileposts


The 'Edinburgh 32 - Glasgow 14' milepost from near Dullator Colliery is at Glasgow Queen Street High Level.

A milepost which was formerly at Cadder Yard, 'Edinburgh 41 - Glasgow 5', is at Haymarket station.