Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.Station code: TRX National Rail
This was the passenger terminus of the Kilmarnock and Troon Railway. The station was located in the harbour.
The line was re-gauged to standard gauge in 1847 to connect with the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway. The station remained open after the opening of that line because there was a steamer service from the harbour to England. Southbound trains on the main line divided at Barassie with one portion running to the harbour and the other continuing south on the main line.
The steamer was withdrawn with the opening of the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway and the station likely closed at the same time. After closure the harbour continued to be served by mineral and goods trains until the 1960s.
Nothing remains, however the harbour is still in use.
A P&O operated Troon to Larne ferry service was operated, but ceased in 2016.
Prestwick International Airport
Irvine Bank Street
Ayr Shed [1st]
| Arnott, Young and Co [Troon]|
Ailsa Shipbuilding Yard
Troon Harbour Goods
Burnfoot Signal Box
Barassie PW Depot
Meadowhead Paper Mill
Shewalton Moss Signal Box
Monkton Oil Sidings
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|/ /||Kilmarnock and Troon Railway|
Arnott Young open a shipbreaking yard in Troon Harbour, which also scraps locomotives.
|/ /1812||Kilmarnock and Troon Railway|
Opened from Kilmarnock [1st] to Troon Harbour by the 4th Duke of Portland.
|/ /2001||P&O Irish Sea|
The Ardrossan Harbour to Larne Harbour service is relocated to Troon Harbour to Larne Harbour.
|/ /2010||P&O Irish Sea
P&O Irish Sea, operator of the Cairnryan - Larne Harbour and Troon Harbour - Larne Harbour services amongst others, is merged back into P&O and becomes P&O Ferries.
Final season of the Troon Harbour to Larne Harbour service. In 2016 it is announced that the service was not profitable and would not re-start.
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