Langholm

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Langholm (1864-1964)

Opened on the Langholm Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This terminus was a single platform station, with a loop south of the platform. The station building was of two storeys with a small timber trainshed over the platform, a locomotive shed on the east side and goods yard with goods shed on the west side. The signal box (1894) was at the south end of the station on the east side of the line.

The signal box closed in 1927, replaced with a ground frame and block instruments in the station building. The locomotive shed closed in 1932.

The station closed to passengers in 1964 and the line closed completely in 1967.

Nothing remains of the station but there is memorial cairn to mark the site. The site is given over to housing and a car park.


Tags

Station terminus