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The junction here dates from 1882 when the south to east side of the triangle was opened by the Caledonian Railway.

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Video Credits

Filmed by: Nick Jones
Filmed on: 7 November 2014
Photographs by: David Christie, Andrew Gardiner
and Nick Jones
Narrator: Richard Pulleyn
Signaller: John Welsh
Mobile Operations Manager: Ross Walker
Video Editors: George Duncan, Nick Jones & Richard Pulleyn

Key Chronology

1850 Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway opened a branch from Polmont to Larbert Junction where it joined the Scottish Central Railway.
1865 Scottish Central Railway becomes part of the Caledonian Railway; and Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway becomes part of the North British Railway.
1882 Caledonian Railway opened a new south - east chord at Carmuirs creating Carmuirs West and Carmuirs East Junctions. Carmuirs East Junction signal box opened.
1901 Carmuirs East Junction signal box replaced.
2011 Carmuirs East Junction signal box took over control of Carmuirs West Junction.
2017 Carmuirs East Junction signal box closed, control passing to the East of Scotland Signalling Centre at Edinburgh.


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