Crosshill railway station (Ayr)

Crosshill railway station served the village of Crosshill, South Ayrshire, Scotland, from 1860 to 1862 on the Maybole and Girvan Railway.

Crosshill
LocationCrosshill, South Ayrshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°19′47″N 4°40′02″W / 55.32975°N 4.66734°W / 55.32975; -4.66734Coordinates: 55°19′47″N 4°40′02″W / 55.32975°N 4.66734°W / 55.32975; -4.66734
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGlasgow and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow and South Western Railway
Key dates
24 May 1860 (1860-05-24)Opened
March 1862 (1862-03)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 24 May 1860 by the Glasgow and South Western Railway. From August 1861, trains were reduced to Tuesdays only. It was a short-lived station, only being open for less than two years, closing in March 1862.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RAILSCOT - Crosshill [Ayrshire]". Railscot. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 142. OCLC 931112387.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Maybole
Line open, station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Maybole and Girvan Railway
  Kilkerran
Line open, station closed