This was a railway staff and families halt north of Beattock. There was a signal box here, initially called ^Longbedholm^, on the west side of the line alongside a trailing crossover.
The staff halt opened around 1900. It was served by the carriage which ran from Beattock Summit and also served Greskine Signal Box and other lineside locations with railway cottages.
The signal box was replaced in 1918. The halt closed in 1926 although the service for railway staff continued until around 1966.
The box closed in 1939.
Auchencastle House is to the west of the site.
| Beattock Shed|
Greskine Signal Box
Murthat Signal Box
Beattock Bank Ballast Quarry
Harthope Signal Box
Elvan Water Viaduct
Gray Mare^s Tail Waterfalls
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
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