Pool Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Pool Junction (1872-1921)

Opened on the Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Description

This junction was just east of Lower Haywood Signal Box. A single track mineral line ran south east and then south to Pool Colliery and Pool Colliery Pit No 3.

The mineral line made a trailing connection to the westbound line.

Tags

Junction 11/02/2020

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


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