List of railway roundhouses

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This is a list of railway roundhouses. A roundhouse is a building used for servicing locomotives, large, circular or semicircular structures often located adjacent to or surrounding turntables.

1850s drawing of facade and plan of the roundhouse for Moscow – Saint Petersburg Railway

Australia[edit]

Exterior of the 'Garratt Shed' end of No. 2 Roundhouse at Broadmeadow Locomotive Depot

Canada[edit]

The Great Western Railway Roundhouse in London, Ontario, Canada
The Biggar, Saskatchewan Roundhouse being demolished
  • Hanna, AB Roundhouse was designated a Provincial Historic Resource in August 2015, Hanna Roundhouse Society purchased the roundhouse, exterior turntable, and 9.97 acres in September 2013
  • Heritage Park roundhouse, Calgary, Alberta[2]

France[edit]

The Chambéry roundhouse in Chambéry, France
  • Chambéry roundhouse, built between 1906 and 1910, Chambéry
  • Longueville roundhouse, Longueville, now the "Musée vivant du Chemin de Fer"
  • Montluçon roundhouse, Montluçon
  • Mohon roundhouse, Charleville-Mézières
  • Nogent-Vincennes roundhouse, built in 1849 in Paris-la Villette depot where it was used until it was disassembled in 1859 and then rebuilt at Nogent-Vincennes depot
  • Strasbourg-Hausbergen roundhouses
  • Colmar roundhouse
  • Sarrebourg roundhouse
  • Bénestroff roundhouse

Germany[edit]

  • Staßfurt
  • Wittenberge, ruin
  • Berlin-Pankow-Heinersdorf[3]
  • Berlin-Rummelsburg[4]

Hungary[edit]

A roundhouse at Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum in Hungary

Italy[edit]

  • Turin, near Porta Nouva terminal, 2 large roundhouses, one still currently in use by the FS electric locomotive fleet, the other is used as storage for historical equipment, neither accessible to public

Japan[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Poland[edit]

There are several dozen round houses still in operational use in Poland (albeit for diesel or electric locomotives) each with electric powered turntables. Many also remain extant but unused such as Gnieszno and Bydgoszcz. Below are ones associated with steam preservation.

The roundhouse at the National Railway Museum Entroncamento in Entroncamento, Portugal

Portugal[edit]

Entroncamento Municipality Portuguese National Railway Museum

Switzerland[edit]

The restored roundhouse in Uster, Switzerland

Sri Lanka[edit]

  • Galle Railway Station
  • Badulla Railway Station

Taiwan[edit]

The Changhua Fan-Shaped Depot in Changhua City, Taiwan

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Barrow Hill Engine Shed roundhouse, Derbyshire
  • North Midland Railway roundhouse, listed building built in 1839, Derby, England
  • The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England was built in 1847, but was too small for its function within 20 years, now an arts center
  • Roundhouse and half-roundhouse, Wellington Road/Graingers Way, Leeds, both built in approximately 1847 and are listed buildings, the much larger roundhouse is occupied by a commercial vehicle hire company; the half-roundhouse now houses a retail wine warehouse and a procurement management company
  • Roundhouse and working turntable, St. Blazey, Cornwall, now on Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register

United States[edit]

The roundhouse at Chattanooga Railroad in Atlanta, Georgia

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Texas[edit]

  • San Antonio, Texas, turntable without roundhouse remains southwest of Duval & Hackberry Streets
  • Cotton Belt Roundhouse, Texarkana, Texas in private hands, turntable gone

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Wyoming[edit]

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