Ardmore East Signal Box

Location type

Place

Name and dates

Ardmore East Signal Box (1943-1976)

Opened on the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway.

Description

This wartime signal box, of 1943, was north of Ardmore Level Crossing and located on the west side of the railway. The box controlled the approach to the south end of Ardmore Yard, associated with Faslane Military Port.

The box replaced the box at Ardmore Level Crossing.

The box was modernised for the electrification of the line in 1960. The yard, in reduced form, surviving for some time afterwards. The box closed in 1976.

Tags

Signal box Second World War


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways

Glasgow Railway Memories

Glasgow Stations

Glasgow's Last Days of Steam

Rails Around Glasgow

The Railways of Glasgow: Post-Beeching

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)