Skares

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Skares (1901-1951)

Opened on the Ayr and Cumnock Line (Glasgow and South Western Railway).


Description

This was a single platform station on a single track line.

The platform was on the north side of the line and there was a small goods yard, to the north approached from Dykes Junction just to the east.

A loop was laid in between the goods yard siding at Dykes Junction which passed over Skares Viaduct en route.

Two new houses now occupy the station site.


Tags

Station