Falkirk Aluminium Works

Location type

Works

Name and dates

Falkirk Aluminium Works (1944-2004)

Served by the Bainsford Branch (North British Railway).

Description

This was a Second World War factory. The works was closed by Alcan in 2004.

Railway access was from the east, from Fouldubs Junction. The connection to this line was made close to the former Bainsford Junction.

The railway access closed before the works, closing around 1991.

Tags

Works aluminium

Aliases

David^s Loan Aluminium Works Bainsford Aluminium Works Orchardhall Aluminium Works

External links

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


Nearby stations
Falkirk Grahamston
Thornbridge Halt
Falkirk Camelon [1st]
Camelon
Falkirk High
Grangemouth
Larbert
Camelon [1st]
Polmont
Alloa Junction
Airth
Kincardine
Bonnybridge
Bonnybridge Central
Bonnybridge Canal Goods
Forganhall Galvanising Works
Abbots Iron Works
Castlelaurie Iron Works
Bainsford Junction
Falkirk Gasworks
Falkirk Iron Works
Bainsford Basin
Orchardhall Swing Bridge
Dalderse Goods and Mineral Depot
Carron Cut
Carronhall Colliery Pit No 6
Springfield Yard
Carron Iron Works [Expansion]
Tourist/other
Thornhill Road Level Crossing
River Carron
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dates

  /  /1968Bainsford Branch (North British Railway)
Line closed with the exception of a short portion at the eastern end which allowed access to the Falkirk Aluminium Works via the Bainsford Branch (Caledonian Railway).
  /  /1986Bainsford Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Fouldubs Junction to Falkirk Aluminium Works closed.