Madgescroft Signal Box

Location type

Sidings

Name and dates

Madgescroft Signal Box (-1967)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

Description

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.

Tags

Signal box 11/12/2019

Books


An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Caledonian Dunalastairs and Associated Classes (Locomotive Monograph)

Caledonian in LMS Days (Railways in Retrospect)

Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Railway Carriages

Caledonian Railway Livery: The True Line Elegance and Style

Caledonian Railway Wagons & Non-Passenger Coaching Stock

Caledonian Routes 3: Stirling to Crianlarich - DVD - Oakwood Press

Caley to the Coast: Rothesay by Wemyss Bay (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Callander & Oban Railway Through Time

Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

Signalling the Caledonian Railway

The Caledonian Railway 'jumbos' the 18in. X 26in. 0-6-0s

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)

Through Scotland with the Caledonian Railway

Vanished Railways of West Lothian