Grangemouth New Oil Terminal

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Grangemouth New Oil Terminal

Served by the Grangemouth Harbour Railways (Caledonian Railway).


This large terminal is owned by Ineos - Grangemouth . There are several groups of sidings and oil is regularly dispatched to a number of destinations; Monkton Oil Sidings (Prestwick), Dalston Oil Storage Depot, Linkswood Oil Depot and Sinfin North Sidings.

Flows to Riccarton Oil Depot, Fort William Oil Sidings and Lairg Oil Depot have ceased in recent times.

Since the 1980s oil flows to Eastfield MPD, Haymarket MPD, Craigentinny Depot, Grangemouth Shed, Motherwell MPD, Ferryhill MPD, Inverness MPD, Leith South Yard, Granton, Jarrow, Leuchars (replaced by Linkswood), Maxwelltown, Wishaw Oil Depot, Hawkhead Oil Siding, Bishopbriggs Oil Depot, Oban and Connel Ferry have also ceased.


Oil Terminal

Chronology Dates

24/09/2001West Highland Railway
Heating and gas oil traffic from Grangemouth New Oil Terminal to Fort William Oil Sidings restarts (having ceased in the 1980s).