Pool Colliery

Location type

Mine

Name and dates

Pool Colliery (1872-1900)

Served by the Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Description

This colliery was near the end of a short mineral line which ran south from Pool Junction. The mineral line was initially private but became a Caledonian Railway branch.

Later Pool Colliery Pit No 3 opened just to the south.

Tags

Colliery mine 11/02/2020

Nearby stations
Pool Colliery Pit No 3
Haywood
Auchengray
Wilsontown
Cobbinshaw [2nd]
Cobbinshaw [1st]
Breich
Carnwath
Longridge [1st]
Fauldhouse and Crofthead
Longridge [2nd]
Fauldhouse
Bents
Addiewell
Headlesscross
Pool Junction
Haywood Colliery Pit No 10
Lower Haywood Signal Box
Haywood Colliery Pit No 14
Lawhead Junction
Lawhead Siding
Haywood Colliery Pit No 4
Wilsontown West Junction
Wilsontown Junction [2nd]
Haywood Colliery Pit No 8
Wilsontown North Junction
Cleuch Colliery
Coal Pit
Ormiston Siding
Wilsontown Iron Works
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dates

  /  /1872Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Pool Colliery branch opened. Initially a private line before becoming Caledonian Railway.
  /  /1920Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Pool Colliery branch closed.

Books


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

Lanarkshire's Last Days of Steam

Lanarkshire's Last Days of Steam

Lanarkshire's Lost Railways

Lanarkshire's Lost Railways

Lanarkshire's Mining Disasters

Lanarkshire's Mining Legacy
Lanarkshire's Mining Legacy
Lanarkshire's Mining Legacy

Old Forth: With Wilsontown, Climpy, Braehead, Haywood, Auchengray, Woolfords and Tarbrax