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Closeburn railway station

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Area  Dumfries and Galloway
15 October 1849  Opened as Closeburn
Platforms in use  2
Post-grouping  LMS
11 September 1961  Closed to passengers
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Pre-grouping  Glasgow and South Western Railway
6 May 1964  Closed to goods traffic
Original company  Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway

Closeburn railway station was a railway station in Dumfries and Galloway north of Dumfries, serving a rural community with Wallace Hall school and Closeburn Castle nearby. Its OS NGR is NX 8970 9234.

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History

The station opened on 15 October 1849. The station is now closed, although the line running through the station is still open. The station buildings, goods sheds and station master's house still exist, but the platforms have been removed.

Lost and found

The 1897 - 1956 Found Items book from Closeburn has survived and is held in the Ewart Library in Dumfries. As per usual in Scotland items of waterproof clothing and umbrellas figure prominently in the list of recovered items.

References

Closeburn railway station Wikipedia


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