Fairlie Pier railway station
|Original company||G&SWR Largs Branch|
|1 July 1882||Opened|
|31 July 1972||Closed|
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Fairlie Pier railway station was a railway station serving the village of Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The station allowed train passengers to link with ferry sailings to Great Cumbrae and the Isle of Bute.
The station was opened on 1 July 1882 by the Glasgow and South Western Railway as part of the extension of the former Ardrossan Railway to Largs. As well as shipping services to Millport and Bute, the pier also handled services to and from Brodick during the winter months until the 1960s. The station officially closed on 31 July 1972, however the last train had run on 1 October 1971.
- Stansfield, page 23
- Butt, page 93
- 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 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
- Stansfield, G. (1999). Ayrshire & Renfrewshire's Lost Railways. Ochiltree: Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 1-8403-3077-5.
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|Terminus||Glasgow and South Western Railway
Line closed; station open