Polmadie Shed

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Polmadie Shed (1875-1967)


This was an important single ended shed with 16 roads, approached from the east. It was located north of the former Polloc and Govan Railway.

British Railways assigned the code 66A with sub sheds Motherwell Shed and Paisley St James Shed.

After closure in 1967 the site was redeveloped as a diesel and electric traction maintenance depot.



External links

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


  /09/1888Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Four road shed opened at Ardrossan North, (Ardrossan Shed [CR]), with 42ft Cowans Sheldon Works turntable. Built by Robert McAlpine. Sub-shed of Polmadie Shed.