Muirkirk Shed

Location type

Loco shed

Name and dates

Muirkirk Shed (1848-1964)

Description

This shed was located to the south of Muirkirk [1st] station and goods yard. The shed was single ended. It was originally two road, later replaced with a four road shed and finally back to two, by demolition of the northern portion, before closure. Approach was from the west. The shed was owned by the Glasgow and South Western Railway.

Tags

Shed


Dates

01/01/1873Muirkirk Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Caledonian Railway line via Douglas reaches Muirkirk [1st] and is opened to goods and minerals. The Caledonian Railway use the Glasgow and South Western Railway's Muirkirk Shed.