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Signalling Record Society - 50 Years

RailRef Line Codes

Industrial & Private: Dunbartonshire (previously Dumbartonshire)

County pages contain details of Industrial and other Private lines that do not form part of any of the principally listed companies on this web site. RailRefs generally remain un-numbered in the county lists.

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RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR

ENTRIES BELOW ALL HAD THEIR OWN LOCOMOTIVES

Royal Naval Stores Depot, Dalmuir
Off
NS485708. Admiralty. Closed by 1959.
   

Strathclyde Sawmills, Castle Road, Dumbarton
Off
NS403748. Thomas Anderson (Dumbarton) Ltd occupying part of former Wm Denny & Bros Ltd site.
   

Alexandria Works
Off
NS392806. Argyll Motors Ltd. Siding laid in 1905. Closed 1914.
   

Dalmuir Works
Off
NS483709. W H Arnott Young & Co (Shipbreakers) Ltd. Opened c1938 in part of premises previously occupied by William Beardmore & Co Ltd.
   

Old Kilpatrick Works
Off
NS483709. W H Arnott Young & Co (Shipbreakers) Ltd. Closed c1970.
   

Dalmuir Works
Off
NS483709. Babcock & Wilcox (Operations) Ltd. Opened c1938 in part of premises previously occupied by William Beardmore & Co Ltd. Rail traffic ceased 1967, works closed c1970.
   

Dumbruck Works, Dumbarton
Off
NS410745. Babcock & Wilcox (Operations) Ltd. Acquired 1910.
   

Shipyard, Dalmuir
Off
William Bearmore & Co Ltd. Opened 1905. Shipyard closed 1930, works converted to build locomotives 1932.
   

Clydebank
Off
NS495701. John Brown & Co (Clydebank) Ltd until 1967; then John Brown Engineering (Clydebank) Ltd.
   

Wester Gartshore Colliery, near Kirkintilloch
Off
J & A F Wallace until c1905; then Cadzow Coal Co Ltd.
   

Leven Shipyard, Dumbarton
Off
NS402747. William Denny & Brothers Ltd. About 4 miles of track connected to CR and NBR. Closed 1964
   

Dumbarton Engine Works
Off
NS394757. William Denny & Brothers Ltd. Closed 1963.
   

Dunglas, Bowling
Off
NS436738. Esso Petroleum Co Ltd. Site leased from Minitry of Power.
   

Dumbarton Works
Off
NS403749. John Brown Landboilers Ltd until c1967, then Forster Wheeler John Brown Landboilers Ltd. Part of Denny's works, rail traffic ceased c1970 but remained open to give T Anderson access to CR line.
   

Whitecrook Works, Clydebank
Off
NS502703. John Brown Landboilers Ltd until c1967, then Forster Wheeler John Brown Landboilers Ltd. Closed c1971.
   

Dalmuir Sewage Works
Off
NS475710. Glasgow Corporation Sewage Department. Rail traffic ceased 1959.
   

Levenbank Foundry, Dalreoach
Off
NS393757. Hardie & Gordon Ltd. Gauge uncertain. Closed 1963.
   

Dumbarton Tube Works
Off
NS41x74x. Kosmoid Ltd until 1910; then Babcock & Wilcox.
   

Clydebank Shipyard
Off
NS493702. Marathon Shipbuilding Company (UK) Ltd. Opened 1972.
   

Renton Works
Off
NS392777. Marine T B J Ltd. Part of former Dalquhurn Works.
   

Sandpoint Works, Dumbarton
Off
NS397748. Marine T B J Ltd.
   

Dumbarton Gas Works
Off
NS409747. Dumbarton Town Council Gas Department until 1949; then Scottish Gas Board. Opened 1923, Closed 1972.
   

Vale of Leven Gas Works
Off
NS392806. Vale of Leven Gas Light Co until 1949; then Scottish Gas Board. Closed 1961.
   

Faslane
Off
NS243897. Metal Industries (Salvage) Ltd; then War Department No.1 Port site until 1946; then Shipbreaking Industries Ltd.
   

Singer, Kilbowie
Off
NS494705. Singer Manufacturing Co Ltd. Opened 1882 with connection to NBR. Connection to CR via swing bridge across Forth & Clyde Canal c1896. NBR Helensburgh line deviated and former main line absorbed into Singer's lines. Rail traffic ceased 1971.
   

Dalmuir
Off
NS494703. Turners Asbestos Cement Co Ltd. Closed c1970.
   

Alexandria Works
Off
NS394807. Collective name for Croftenga and Levenfield Works, commonly called Croftenga Works. John Orr-Ewing & Co until 1897; then United Turkey Red Co Ltd, bleachers, dyers and printers. Closed 1961.
   

Dalquhurn Works
Off
NS392776. William Stirling & Sons until 1897; then United Turkey Red Co Ltd, bleachers, dyers and printers. Closed 1961.
   

Dillichip Works, Bonhill
Off
NS392790. Archibald Orr-Ewing & Co until 1897; then United Turkey Red Co Ltd, bleachers, dyers and printers. Closed 1936 but used as war department store in WWII.
   

Levenbank Works, Jamestown
Off
NS397813. Archibald Orr-Ewing & Co until 1897; then United Turkey Red Co Ltd, bleachers, dyers and printers. Closed 1961 but used as war department store in WWII.
   

Clydebank Foundry, Glasgow
Off
NS497697. John Brown & Co (Clydebank) Ltd until 1968; then Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd.
   

Clydebank Shipyard & Engineering Works
Off
NS494703. Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Co Ltd until 1899; then Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd.
   

Meiklehill Colliery, near Kirkintilloch
Off
NS658737. James Gardner & Sons until 1895; then James Wood until 1907; then Woodilee Coal & Coke Co Ltd. Closed 1926.
   

Woodilee Colliery, Lenzie
Off
NS662727. Woodilee Coal & Coke Co until 1907; then Woodilee Coal & Coke Co Ltd.
   

Twechar Colliery, near Kilsyth
Off
NS77. Opened 1865. William Baird; then Bairds & Scottish Steel Ltd until 1947; then NCB. Closed 1964, loco shed 1965. Gartshore No.10 Colliery was a second shaft on this mine.
   

Gartshore Colliery, Twechar, Kirkintilloch
Off
NS 7040 7391. Gartshore No.9 (NS 7034 7389) opened 1875, Gartshore No.11 opened 1893 and Grayshill opened 1930s. Bairds & Scottish Steel Ltd; later NCB. Closed 1968.