Skares railway station

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Skares
Location
Place Skares
Area Ayrshire
Operations
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 July 1872 Opened
10 September 1951 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
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Skares railway station was a railway station serving the former mining village of Skares, 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.

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
Ochiltree
Line and station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Ayr and Cumnock Branch
  Dumfries House
Line and station closed

Coordinates: 55°26′34″N 4°19′36″W / 55.4429°N 4.3267°W / 55.4429; -4.3267