Lennox Castle Siding

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Lennox Castle Siding

Opened on the Blane Valley Railway.


This siding, approached from a headshunt which was entered from the west, served Lennox Castle Hospital. The siding was west of Campsie Glen station.

The siding served the west side of the lower (north east) group of building at the hospital - which became the maternity hospital. The siding terminated alongside the west side of a centrally placed building, the coal fired power station.



Chronology Dates

05/10/1959Strathendrick and Aberfoyle Railway
Forth and Clyde Junction Railway
Blane Valley Railway
Campsie Branch (Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway)
Aberfoyle to Buchlyvie Junction to Gartness Junction to Campsie Glen (Lennox Castle Siding) (excluded) closed completely (although a final railtour ran on the 17th). Track not lifted until early 1960s.
28/09/1964Blane Valley Railway
Lennox Castle Siding to Lennoxtown [2nd], Blane Valley Junction, (excluded) closed to freight.


Forgotten Railways: Scotland