Mossend Marshalling Yard

Location type

Sidings

Name and dates

Mossend Marshalling Yard

Opened on the Mossend Marshalling Yard (Caledonian Railway).
Opened on the Wishaw and Coltness Railway.

Description

This once large yard spans both sides of the railway at Mossend. Today the yard consists of loops on either side of the line with freight depots on the west side and a fenced Euroterminal depot on the east side.

The yard was first established by the Caledonian Railway on the former Wishaw and Coltness Railway. Expanded around 1903.

Tags

Sidings Marshalling Yard




Dates

11/08/1981Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway Wishaw and Coltness Railway
Coatbridge Freightliner Terminal to Mossend Marshalling Yard electrified.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

Old Newmains and the Villages Around Wishaw

Old Wishaw

Wishaw 1896: Lanarkshire Sheet 18.03 (Old O.S. Maps of Lanarkshire)