Faslane Junction

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Name and dates

Faslane Junction (1941-1980)

Opened on the West Highland Railway.
Opened on the Military Port Number 1 Railway.


This junction was installed in the Second World War. It was a double track junction as a long loop was put in on the West Highland Railway and the connection to the Military Port Number 1 Railway yard was double track. Faslane Junction Yard was just to the north on the branch.

The signal box was on the west side of the line with a footbridge to it immediate south and the road access to Stuckenduff Farm passing below just to the north. The box opened in 1941.

The box was closed in 1953 when it was replaced with a ground frame. The branch connection survived until around 1980 and track was still in place in 1987.

Faslane Platform was a halt just east of the junction.



Nearby stations
Faslane Platform
Faslane Port
Helensburgh Upper
Helensburgh Central
Helensburgh Ticket Platform
Craigendoran Pier
Craigendoran Upper
Fort Matilda
Greenock Princes Pier [2nd]
Faslane Junction Yard
Rosneath Boatyard
Gare Loch
Laigh Balernock Level Crossing
High Balernock Level Crossing
Glenarn Garden
Rhu Lighthouse
Rhu Marina
Ardencaple Level Crossing
HMNB Clyde
Dalmore House
St Michael^s Chapel
Ardencaple Castle
Castle Point Lighthouse
Woodend Level Crossing
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


27/04/1941West Highland Railway
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