Blantyre No 4 Pit Box

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Blantyre No 4 Pit Box

Opened on the Hamilton and Strathaven Railway.


Description

This was the junction for Blantyre Colliery Pit No 4 which was north west of the junction, between Blantyre and High Blantyre on the former Hamilton and Strathaven Railway.

The railway was double track and siding single. The box was east of the junction on the north side of the line. There were exchange sidings in the 'V' of the junction, parallel to the main line.

The box and branch closed in 1931.

The railway closed in 1960. The site is now housing. The southern alignment of the closed railway at this point is the northern boundary of Blantyre Cemetery.


Tags

Junction colliery mine pit