Glenluce railway station

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Glenluce station
Location
Place Glenluce
Area Dumfries and Galloway
Coordinates 54°52′50″N 4°48′35″W / 54.8805°N 4.8097°W / 54.8805; -4.8097Coordinates: 54°52′50″N 4°48′35″W / 54.8805°N 4.8097°W / 54.8805; -4.8097
Operations
Original company Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway
History
1862 opened
14 June 1965[1] closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Glenluce station was a station open in 1862 on the former Port Road that was constructed on the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway.[2][page needed]

Glenluce station grounds in 1996.

It served the town of Glenluce and provided a strategic link between London Euston and the West Coast Main Line via Carlisle Citadel along the Castle Douglas and Dumfries Railway followed the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Railway to the port at Stranraer for the ferries to Larne Harbour.[citation needed]

It was closed under the Beeching Axe in 1965.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Passengers No More by G.Daniels and L.Dench
  2. ^ Awdry, Christopher (1990). Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies. Wellingborough, Northamptonshire: Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 1-85260-049-7.