Parkhouse Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Parkhouse Junction (1878-1969)

Opened on the Largs Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway).

Description

This junction opened in 1878 when a triangular junction opened at the south end of the Largs branch.

This was the northern apex of the triangle where lines from Castlehill Junction (the western apex by Ardrossan Town) met the lines from Ardrossan Shed [2nd] (to the south) and Holm Junction (the eastern apex by Ardrossan South Beach).

The curve from Castlehill Junction closed in 1969, the box survived until 1972.

Tags

Junction


Dates

01/01/1968Largs Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Ardrossan Castlehill Junction to Parkhouse Junction closed to passengers.
30/09/1969Largs Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Ardrossan Castlehill Junction to Parkhouse Junction closed to freight.

Books


Gourock to Largs Coast Through Time

Largs 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 03.12 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)

Old Largs

Old West Kilbride