Monkton Oil Sidings

Location type

Sidings

Name and dates

Monkton Oil Sidings

Opened on the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway.

Description

This is the Prestwick Oil Depot for Prestwick Airport. It is built on the site of the goods yard for the former Monkton station. The sidings are to the west of the line and approached from the north.

Tags

Oil depot

Aliases

Prestwick Oil Depot Prestwick Oil Sidings
03/09/2020



Nearby stations
Monkton
Prestwick International Airport
Prestwick Town
Troon
Troon [2nd]
Auchincruive
Newton-on-Ayr
Auchincruive Colliery Platform
Troon Harbour
Ayr [1st]
Barassie
Ayr [2nd]
Annbank
Ayr
Gailes
Monkton Junction
Prestwick Oil Siding [1st]
Lochgreen Junction
Auchincruive 4,5,6,7 [Glenburn]
Troon Junction
Falkland Junction
Clune Siding
Falkland Yard
Ayr Tram Depot [Trams]
Scottish Agricultural Industries Works
Tofts Junction
Ayr Harbour Junction
Neptune Works
Templehill Junction
Tourist/other
Prestwick Airport
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Trip wire


North of the former Monkton station is a 800 yard long trip wire alongside the west end of the Prestwick Airport runway. If the wire is broken nearby signals go to danger.