Drongan railway station

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Drongan
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The old railway station
Location
Place Drongan
Area Ayrshire
Operations
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 July 1872 Opened
10 September 1951 Closed
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File:Site of Drongan station, Ayrshire.JPG
The site of the old station platform

Drongan railway station was a railway station serving the village of Drongan, East Ayrshire, Scotland. The station was originally part of the Ayr and Cumnock Branch on the Glasgow and South Western Railway.

History

The station opened on 1 July 1872, and closed on 10 September 1951. A line left the station heading east to serve the Killoch Ironworks. The line is still operational today, now serving the Killoch Washery.

References

  • 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 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Trabboch
Line open; station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Ayr and Cumnock Branch
  Ochiltree
Line and station closed
File:Drongan station looking towards Trabboch.JPG
Looking towards Trabboch from the overbridge

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