Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,497 pages of information and 233,940 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

The line was authorised in 1891, to connect the Caledonian Railway's system to shipyards, docks and factories on the north bank of the River Clyde. It was built to compete with the existing North British Railway's system. It also carried passenger services from Glasgow to Possil and Dumbarton and connected with the line to Balloch.[1]

1894 Opened in stages between 26 November 1894 and 1 October 1896.

On 16 August 1909 the Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway was absorbed into the Caledonian Railway

1923 the Railway became part of LMS.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] Railsot website