Rigg railway station

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Rigg
Location
Area Dumfries and Galloway
Grid reference NY 287 669
Operations
Original company Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Post-grouping LMS
Platforms 2
History
Circa 1904 Opened
1 Nov 1942 Closed
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Rigg railway station was a railway station in Dumfries and Galloway between Eastriggs and Gretna, serving the small village of Rigg.

History[edit]

The station opened circa 1904 as shown on Ordnance Survey maps.[1] The station closed in 1942,[2] although the line through the station is still open. The station's site has been destroyed by a bridge on the main A75 road. The houses nearby are named the 'Railway Cottages'.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Dornock
Line open; station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway
  Gretna Green
Line open; station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ OS One-inch 3rd Edition, 1903-1912 Retrieved : 2012-09-04
  2. ^ Butt

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 54°59′32″N 3°06′53″W / 54.99228°N 3.11474°W / 54.99228; -3.11474