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Signalling Record Society - 50 Years

RailRef Line Codes GB

Glasgow, Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint Railway (CR & GSWR)

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RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
GB001
CA330
GS100
Opened (A)
Part Closed (B)
Kilmarnock - Gorbals Junction
23m39c Kilmarnock Junction GS050
23m31c Kilmarnock Goods Junction GB002
21m48c Kilmaurs
19m16c Lochridge Junction
18m20c Stewarton
16m02c Dunlop
  LMSR Junction (1)
13m73c Lugton Junction GB003
13m61c Lugton Station SB
13m54c Lugton Junction SB
13m50c Lugton (GSW) station
13m46c Lugton L&A Junction CA321
12m48c Dixon's Pit No.2
12m07c Caldwell
10m53c Shilford
9m15c Neilston Low SB
8m15c Barshagra
  Neilston Low (2nd)
  Crofthead / Neilston (1st)
6m77c Barrhead
6m73c Barrhead SB
6m70c Barrhead South SB
6m52c Barrhead South Junction GS197
6m51c Barrhead North Junction GS196
6m40c Barrhead Junction SB
5m30c Nitshill
  Nitshill Junction GB004
4m56c Priesthill & Darnley
  Kennishead Junction GB005
3m75c Kennishead
3m18c Busby Junction CA253
2m60c Pollockshaws West
2m53c Pollockshaws South
2m29c Pollockshaws North
1m60c Crossmyloof
  Strathbungo
1m19c Strathbungo Junction SB
  Strathbungo South Junction
0m61c Langside Junction GB006 CA413
0m20c Gorbals
0m00c Gorbals Junction GS201
(1) A spur just south of the point where the GB&K and Caledonian cross over and leading to CA310 is shown by Cobb as opening "1930?". The connecting spur is not shown in Leigh Crowther's National Atlas. Inspection of Google Maps shows no evidence of the earthworks that would have been needed although the routes of GBK and CA310 are quite clear.

(A) Opened: Kilmarnock - Stewarton 1873, Stewarton - Brrhead 1871, Barrhead - Glasgow South Side 1848, South Side - Langside 1877, Langside - Gorbals Junction 1876.
(B) Closed: Langside - Gorbals Junction 1973.

GBK Kilmarnock GB&K Junction to Strathbungo 1m19c
LFS2 Strathbungo to Langside Junction
GBA Strathbungo to Gorbals Junction

GIF1 was 19c of the former down line between Lugton Junction and Lugton SB after singling of the line. It reverted to GBK with the opening of the new Lugton Loop in 2009.
  GBA
GIF1
LFS2
GBK
GB002
CA331
GS101
Kilmarnock Goods
Kilmarnock Goods
Kilmarnock Goods Junction GB001
   
GB003
CA332
GS102
Opened 1873
Closed (B)
Beith Branch
5m06c Beith (1)
  Barrmill
2m70c Barrmill Junction CA310
0m41c Waterlands Sidings SB
0m00c Lugton Junction GB001

(1) later (BR) Beith Town

(B) Closed: Beith - Barrmill 1964, Barrmill - Lugton Junction 1994.

GIF2 Lugton Junction to Barrmill Junction
LBB Barrmill Junction to Beith
  GIF2
LBB
GB004
CA333
GS103
Victoria Pit Branch
0m00c Nitshill Junction GB001
0m25c Victoria Colliery
  VPB
GB005
CA334
GS104
Opened 1848
Closed (B)
Spiersbridge Branch
0m76c Spiersbridge Goods
  Spiersbridge
0m52c Thornliebank Goods
0m00c Kennishead Junction GB001
(B) Closed: Spiersbridge - Thornliebank 1941, Thornliebank - Kennishead 1960.
  SPE
GB006
CA335
GS105
Opened 1848
Closed 1964
South Side Goods Branch
0m00c Langside Junction GB001 CA413
0m36c South Side Goods (GSW)