Cove Quarry Signal Box

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Cove Quarry Signal Box

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

Description

This signal box, on the south side of the line, controlled access to two quarry sidings.

To the west, on the north side of the line, a siding ran to Annanlea Quarry. Approach was from the east.

To the east, on the south side of the line was a siding to a works, Cove Quarries. This was approached from the west. From here a siding turned south, crossed the Kirtle Water to reach the actual quarries.

The box closed in 1926.

The main line remains open, a double track electrified main line.

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Signal box quarry

Books


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