Rankinston railway station

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Rankinston
Rankinston (railway station) in 1941.jpg
Rankinston station in 1941
Location
Place Rankinston
Area Ayrshire
Coordinates 55°23′57″N 4°26′50″W / 55.3993°N 4.4473°W / 55.3993; -4.4473Coordinates: 55°23′57″N 4°26′50″W / 55.3993°N 4.4473°W / 55.3993; -4.4473
Grid reference NS451144
Operations
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
1 January 1884 Opened
3 April 1950 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Rankinston railway station was a railway station serving the village of Rankinston, East Ayrshire, Scotland. The station was by the Glasgow and South Western Railway on the southern extension of the Ayr to Mauchline Branch.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 January 1884,[1] and closed on 3 April 1950.[1]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, p. 194 (there is also a photograph of the station on this page)

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. 


Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Holehouse Junction
Line and station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Holehouse Branch
  Ochiltree
Line and station closed
Cairntable Halt
Line and station closed
  London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Holehouse Branch
  Ochiltree
Line and station closed