Madgescroft Signal Box

Location type


Name and dates

Madgescroft Signal Box (-1967)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.


This box was south of Cumbernauld. On the south/east side of the line was Madgescroft Siding serving a sand pit and on the north/west side was Maryburgh Siding, a Glasgow Corporation Railway siding for a tip.

The box, replaced in 1895 with the opening of the tip, was mid way between the sidings and on the south/east side of the line. (The older box may have been directly opposite the sand pit siding, on the north/west side of the line.)

The box closed in 1967. The railway remains open, a double track electrified line.

Spelling more commonly used now is Madgiscroft.


Signal box




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