Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,658 pages of information and 235,430 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Wishaw and Coltness Railway

From Graces Guide

Planned to be called the Garion and Garturk Railway the Wishaw and Coltness Railway was sanctioned in 1829 and it was a 11 mile line between Chapeel and the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway near Gartsherrie. It opened partly in 1833 on a gauge of 4ft 6ins and was fully opened in 1844.

In 1849 it became part of the Caledonian Railway

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Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990