Maybole Junction railway station

Maybole Junction railway station was a railway station located between Alloway and Dalrymple in South Ayrshire, Scotland. The station was originally part of the Ayr and Dalmellington Railway (worked and later owned by the Glasgow and South Western Railway).

Maybole Junction
LocationNear Dalrymple, Ayrshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°25′03″N 4°35′49″W / 55.4174°N 4.5969°W / 55.4174; -4.5969Coordinates: 55°25′03″N 4°35′49″W / 55.4174°N 4.5969°W / 55.4174; -4.5969
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyAyr and Dalmellington Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow and South Western Railway
Key dates
13 October 1856opened
1 December 1859closed

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 13 October 1856,[1] and closed 1 December 1859.[1] Remained open for goods traffic only for many years afterwards when it was renamed Dalrymple Junction.[2]

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Butt, p. 157
  2. ^ Railway Passenger Stations by M.Quick page 304

SourcesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Dalrymple
Line open, station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Ayr and Maybole Junction Railway
  Ayr
Line and station open
Hollybush
Line and station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Ayr and Dalmellington Railway