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Glasgow Central Railway

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1896. Glasgow Central Railway.
1897. Glasgow Central Railway.

The Glasgow Central Railway company received royal assent in 1888.

1889 The company was absorbed into the Caledonian Railway.

The line was opened in sections:

  • 26 November 1894 - Stobcross to Maryhill (this gave the Caledonian Railway access to the Queens Dock lines[1])
  • 1 November 1895 - Rutherglen to Glasgow Cross
  • 1 October 1896 - Line through Glasgow Central Low Level
  • 1 February 1897 - Link through Carmyle to Newton open

In 1923, the Railway became part of LMS.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] RailScot website