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Dunlop Street 1970D

Stewarton Viaduct 2008

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Springwell Place 1860

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History of Stewarton’s Railway Stations over the years

1845 -2015


Railway Stations.

Stewarton’s first station.

Original company  Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway.

Pre-grouping  Glasgow and South Western Railway.

4th April 1843, opened as Stewarton, 22nd May 1848, closed.

November 1850, reopened,1st September 1873, renamed Cunninghamhead station.  

January  1st 1955,closed.

Stewarton’s New Station, Dunlop road, in the town.

27th March 1871 opened, 7th November 1966,closed.

5th June 1967, re-opened. 1975  Line singled and one platform taken out of service.

2009  Line doubled and Platform 2 reinstated, National Rail – UK railway stations

Cunninghamhead , view towards Kilmarnock.

Cunninghamhead view towards Dalry  c.1930

Stewarton station being tested for its opening in 1871

Station car park 1962

Southbound platform Stewarton Station 1962

Northbound platform Stewarton Station 1962

Staff 1930’s

Staff 1900’s

Aerial view 1970