Dunure railway station

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Dunure
Dunure railway station.jpg
The overgrown remains of Dunure in 2008.
Location
Place Dunure
Area Ayrshire
Coordinates 55°24′48″N 4°44′43″W / 55.4134°N 4.7454°W / 55.4134; -4.7454Coordinates: 55°24′48″N 4°44′43″W / 55.4134°N 4.7454°W / 55.4134; -4.7454
Grid reference NS263167
Operations
Original company Maidens and Dunure Light Railway
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
17 May 1906 Opened
1 December 1930 Closed
4 July 1932 Reopened
1 June 1933 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Dunure railway station was a railway station serving the village of Dunure, South Ayrshire, Scotland. The station was part of the Maidens and Dunure Light Railway.

History[edit]

The station opened on 17 May 1906.[1] It closed on 1 December 1930,[1] but reopened briefly between 4 July 1932 and 1 June 1933.[1]

The station consisted of an island platform, accessed from the road bridge at the end of the platform.[2] The overgrown island platform still exists today.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt, p. 15
  2. ^ Wham, p. 10

Sources[edit]

  • 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. 
  • Wham, Alasdair (1997). The Lost Railway Lines of Ayrshire : Ayrshire Railway Walks. Wigtown: G.C. Book Publishers. ISBN 1-8723-5027-5. OCLC 38356283. 
  • Article in British Railway Journal No 8 Summer 1985 Wild Swan Publications


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Knoweside
Line and station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Maidens and Dunure Light Railway
  Heads of Ayr
Line and station closed