Cobbinshaw [2nd]

Location type


Name and dates

Cobbinshaw [2nd] (1875-1966)

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

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.


Cobbinshaw [1st] station closed in 1875 and was replaced with this station. The second station was further south. This was a two platform station with the main building on the southbound platform. The platforms were in timber with timber station buildings.

There was no goods yard, but there were sidings further north at the original station. The was a signal box, closed in 1899.

The line remains open and railway cottages remain on the east side of the line.

A temporary signal box was opened here following the Penmanshiel Tunnel collapse in 1979. This was to the south of the road bridge on the west side, open between 1979 and 1981.

South of the station was north of Tarbrax Junction which served the Tarbrax Oil Works and the North Cobbinshaw Lime Works.

Cobbinshaw itself is a small group of houses by the reservoir to the east of the former station.





External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67


An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Caledonian Dunalastairs and Associated Classes (Locomotive Monograph)

Caledonian in LMS Days (Railways in Retrospect)

Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Railway Carriages

Caledonian Railway Livery: The True Line Elegance and Style

Caledonian Railway Wagons & Non-Passenger Coaching Stock

Caledonian Routes 3: Stirling to Crianlarich - DVD - Oakwood Press

Caley to the Coast: Rothesay by Wemyss Bay (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Callander & Oban Railway Through Time

Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

Signalling the Caledonian Railway

The Caledonian Railway 'jumbos' the 18in. X 26in. 0-6-0s

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

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

Through Scotland with the Caledonian Railway

Vanished Railways of West Lothian