Ravenscraig No 2 Yard

Location type

Sidings

Name and dates

Ravenscraig No 2 Yard

Opened on the Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway).
Opened on the Ravenscraig Steelworks (David Colville and Sons).


Dates

  /  /    Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway)
Ravenscraig No 4 Yard was opened on the east side of the main line opposite Ravenscraig No 2 Yard. The new yard handled iron ore, allowing No 2 to focus entirely on coal. Iron ore was carried over the main line by conveyor.
  /  /1957Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway)
Ravenscraig No 2 Yard opened, which handled coal and iron ore deliveries. Approach was from the north. The entry was from just south of Calder Viaduct [Carfin].
  /  /1992Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway) Ravenscraig Steel Works
The Ravenscraig Steel Works closed in 1992. Ravenscraig No 2 Yard and Ravenscraig No 4 Yard closed.

Books


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

Caledonian Railway Livery: The True Line Elegance and Style

Lanarkshire's Last Days of Steam

Old Wishaw

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

Through Scotland with the Caledonian Railway