Kipps Yard

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Kipps Yard

Opened on the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway.
Opened on the Ballochney Railway.


This was a marshalling yard of around 17 single ended sidings east of Kipps Junction. It was located on the south side of the Ballochney Railway and was approached from the west.

The North Monkland Railway did not have direct access, a couple of reversals, one at Kipps Junction Incline Foot and one at Kipps Junction would be required.

The yard could be easily reached by a westbound train on the Ballochney Railway by reversing at Kipps Junction.

A second yard of looped sidings off the westbound line were to the west (with no direct access from these to the single ended sidings).

North of the Ballochney Railway were several single ended sidings Leaend Weighs, approached from the east at Kipps Junction Incline Foot, and the sidings of the Northburn Steel Works.

The site is now landscaped and wooded.


Yard sidings marshalling yard


The Monkland & Kirkintilloch and associated railways