Ardrossan North Shed

Location type

Loco shed

Names and dates

Ardrossan Shed [CR] (1888-1923)
Ardrossan North Shed (1923-1931)

Opened on the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway.

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.


This was a four road shed. It was located east of Ardrossan North on the north side of the line. The shed opened with the line and closed in 1931, although used for storage until 1953. Displaced locomotives were assigned to Ardrossan Shed [GSW] [2nd] in 1931. Even after closure a track retained here was used for holding locomotives.




  /  /1923Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Ardrossan Shed [CR] renamed Ardrossan North Shed.
  /07/1931Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Ardrossan North Shed closed and locomotives transferred to Ardrossan Shed [G&SW] [2nd] .
  /  /1953Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Ardrossan North Shed demolished after being used for storage.