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Record: 2004 (05/06/2021)
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|Big 4 Company
|British Railways Region
||The shed is in the triangle formed by the Ayr-Newton-on-Ayr-
Auchincruive lines. The yard is partially visible from each line.
Turn right outside Newton-on-Ayr Station, and right again along
Prestwick Road (over the railway bridge). Fork left into Allison Street,
and turn left into Viewfield Road. A footbridge leads from the left
hand side of this road to the shed. Walking time 10 minutes.
||The depot is on the east side of the line south of Newton-on-Ayr
Station. The yard is visible from the line.
Turn right outside Newton-on-Ayr Station into Falkland Park
Road, and right again along Prestwick Road, over the railway bridge.
Fork left into Allison Street and turn left into Viewfield Road. A footbridge leads to the depot from the left-hand
side of this road. Walking time 10 minutes.
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||25 Inch (1892-1914)
OS (1:25,000) (1937-1961)
OS 7th Series 1 inch (1:63,360)
|05/08/1839||Depot opened |
|1875||Change of code to 30D |
|01/02/1950||Change of code to 67C |
|03/10/1966||Depot closed |
|06/05/1973||Change of code to AY ||
|Nearby Shunter Duties
Continuous Class 08 workings for harbour and trips to
Kilwinning and Stevenston as required. Stabling point east of
Harbour Station, south side.
Continuous Class 08 workings on freight spur one mile south-west
of Newton-on-Ayr Station. Access off Prestwick Road. Sometimes
return to depot at week-ends.
DMU sidings adjacent to station, west side.
Class 08 workings in yard north of Newton-on-Ayr Station either
side of line. Return to depot at weekends.
Class 08 working in yard and at BSC Works, west side of line north
of station. Returns to Ardrossan weekends.
Class 08 working in yard south of station either side. Sometimes
returns to AY at weekends.