Longriggend

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Longriggend (1862-1930)

Opened on the Slamannan Railway.

Description

This was a one platform station on a single track line. The platform was on the north side of the line to the east of a road overbridge.

To the west were the considerable sidings around Moss Lye Siding. To the east the Longriggend Railway (North British Railway) passed over the line serving the Longriggend and Longrigg Colliery.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map


Dates

  /  /1862Slamannan Railway
Longriggend, Blackston Junction opened. Arbuckle closed.
01/05/1930Monkland and Kirkintilloch RailwayBallochney Railway Slamannan Railway Slamannan and Borrowstounness Railway
Coatbridge (Greenside Junction) (excluded) to Manuel Low Level (excluded) closed to passengers. Commonhead, Rawyards, Airdrie Hallcraig Street, Whiterigg stations on the Ballochney Railway closed. Longriggend, Slamannan, Avonbridge, Blackston Junction, Bowhouse, Causewayend [MR] [2nd] closed.

Books


Vanished Railways of West Lothian