Beith Town railway station
Beith Town railway station in 1961
|Original company||Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|26 June 1873||Opened as Beith|
|28 February 1953||Renamed Beith Town|
|5 November 1962||Closed to passengers|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
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The station opened on 26 June 1873 as Beith. It was renamed Beith Town on 28 February 1953, and closed permanently to passengers on 5 November 1962. Freight services continued at the station until 1964. The station was the terminus of a five-mile branch from Lugton.
The station site has since been redeveloped into a housing estate.
- Butt 1995, p. 31
- Stansfield, page 10
- 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.
- Stansfield, G. (1999). Ayrshire & Renfrewshire's Lost Railways. Ochiltree: Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 1-8403-3077-5.
- Reid, Donald L. & Monahan, Isobel F. (1999). Yesterday's Beith. A Pictorial Guide. Beith : Duke of Edinburgh Award. ISBN 0-9522720-5-9. P. 71.
|Preceding station||Historical railways||Following station|
|Terminus||Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway
Line and station closed