Summerlee West Signal Box

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Summerlee West Signal Box

Opened on the Glasgow and Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway).


Description

This signal box was located at the west end of the Summerlee Yard on the south side of Sunnyside Junction. The final form of this yard was laid out when the Glasgow and Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway) opened in 1870. [[Sunnyside Junction was where the Hornock Deviation met the Glasgow and Coatbridge. The original Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway was different.

The signal box closed in 1897 and the yard closed in the 1960s. Sunnyside Junction still exists, the line from Glasgow to Airdrie is met by the line south to Whifflet South Junction.

08/06/2019

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Signal box yard