Ardrossan Shed [GSW] [1st]

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Ardrossan Shed [GSW] [1st]

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

Opened on the Ardrossan and Johnstone Railway.


The original shed at Ardrossan was to the west side of Ardrossan Town, approached from the Kilwinning direction. This was replaced with the newer shed within the triangle of lines at Castlehill.




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

Ardrossan (North) 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 16.01 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)

Ardrossan (South) 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 16.05 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)

Kilwinning 1895: Ayrshire Sheet 16.04 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Ayrshire)

Old Ardrossan

Old Kilwinning

Origins of the Scottish Railway System 1722-1844

The Glasgow & South Western Railway a History