Larbert Junction

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Larbert Junction, a junction of railways on the N border of Falkirk parish, Stirlingshire, 5 furlongs S by E of Larbert village, and 2 miles W by N of Falkirk town. It conjoins the S end of the Scottish Central section of the Caledonian railway with a north-eastward line from both the main trunk of the Caledonian system and the western part of the Edinburgh and Glasgow section of the North British system, also with a west-north-westward branch of the eastern part of the Edinburgh and Glasgow railway from Polmont through the Grahamston suburb of Falkirk, and with an east-south-eastward branch line from Denny.

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