Ardrossan

Ardrossan (Gaelic: Àird Rosain) is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland. The name "Ardrossan" describes its physical position — 'ard' from the Gaelic àird meaning headland, 'ros' a promontory and the diminutive suffix '-an' - headland of the little promontory. Ardrossan is becoming an affluent commuter town with a population of roughly 11,000 and is in a three-towns corroboration act with the nearby towns of Saltcoats and Stevenston.

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Saltcoats Railway Station - Services
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Ardrossan (disambiguation)
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Largs Branch - History
... The line between Ardrossan and Largs was opened in stages, with services running as far as West Kilbride beginning on 1 May 1878 ... a new station was opened on the line at Ardrossan to allow the town to benefit from the trains running between Kilwinning and Largs ... On 30 September 1969 the short line between Castlehill and Parkhouse Junctions in Ardrossan was closed to regular services, and was completely removed by 1977 ...
Lanarkshire And Ayrshire Railway - History - 1883–1897: Early Days
... However a year later a heavily modified act was submitted to Parliament, including extensions to Ardrossan, Irvine, Ardeer Ironworks, Eglinton Ironworks ... The opening ceremony for the railway took place on 3 September 1888 at the Ardrossan station, with a special train service running to Glasgow that day ... Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier station opened on 30 May 1890 ...
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