Light Railways Act 1896-4.25789655.861875G2 5HFGlasgow City2003-03-28G25HFTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk253991505/2521505/252



Kier Construction Limited (Mining Division) (“the Promoter”) has applied to the Light Railway Commissioners under and by virtue of the Light Railways Act 1896 for a Light Railway Order authorlsing the construction of the after described railway in connection with the Greenburn Opencast Coal Project.

The Promoter proposes to construct a light railway around 3.5km in length, comprising a single track, commencing at a point some 650m from the Bank Junction on the Knockshinnoch Branch of the Glasgow and South Western main line, grid reference NS607137, substantially along the course of a disused mineral railway (including the formation of a level crossing at Woodend, New Cumnock, grid reference NS598134) via the former Afton Brickworks, to connect with the existing Knockshinnoch siding and thence to the main Glasgow-Carlisle line, all in the parish of New Cumnock in the County of East Ayrshire.

This notice is made by

Semple Fraser WS

130 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5HF

On behalf of the Promoter