Penton

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Penton (1862-1969)

Opened on the Border Union Railway (North British Railway).


Description

This was a two platform station with a two storey station building on the southbound platform, signal box at the north end of the same platform and a goods yard on the east side, approached from the north.

There was a coal depot siding with coal drops at the south end, approached from the south, on the east side of the line.

Penton House was to the south.

The signal box was replaced in 1918.

The station closed to goods in 1967. The station and line closed in 1969.

The station building is now a private house.

There were railway cottages about a quarter of a mile north of the station, on the east side of the line. Further north again was the rail served Watleyhirst Quarry.


Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map