Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

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Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
   City of Glasgow Union Railway
   Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway   
Sighthill Junction
Springburn
Glasgow Queen Street
Cowlairs Tunnel
Pinkston North
Craighall
Cowlairs
Cowlairs Junction
   Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
   Hamiltonhill Branch of Caledonian Railway   
Bishopbriggs
Lenzie
Middlemuir and Monkland Junctions
   Campsie Branch
   Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Garngaber Goods
Croy
Dullatur
Castlecary
   Caledonian Railway Main Line
Greenhill Upper and Lower Junctions
Greenhill
   Scottish Central Railway
Bonnybridge High
Falkirk High
Falkirk Tunnel
   Stirlingshire Midland Junction Railway
Polmont Junction
Polmont
Coatbridge Line Junction         Slamannan Railway
Bo'ness High Junction
   Slamannan and Borrowstounness Railway
Manuel High Level
Lochmill Goods
Linlithgow
Philpstoun
Winchburgh Junction
Winchburgh
Winchburgh Tunnel
Broxburn Oil
   Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway
Bathgate Junction
South Queensferry Goods
Forth Bridge
Dalmeny
Dalmeny North Junction
Dalmeny South Junction
Kirkliston
Ingliston Colliery
Ratho
Turnhouse
Gogar
Gogar Goods
Saughton Junction
Saughton
Corstorphine
Pinkhill
Balgreen Halt
   Caledonian Railway Main Line
Haymarket West Junction
Haymarket Central Junction
Haymarket East Junction
   Edinburgh Suburban and Southside Junction Railway
Haymarket
Haymarket Tunnel
Edinburgh Waverley
   North British Railway

The Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway was a railway built to link Glasgow and Edinburgh. The Act of Parliament for building the railway received its Royal Assent in 1838 which was open on 28 July 1863. Services started between Glasgow Queen Street and Haymarket on 21 February 1842. The line was extended to Edinburgh General in 1846.[1] John Miller surveyed the route. Its main railway Works was opened at Cowlairs in 1842.

The line was absorbed into the North British Railway on 1 August 1865.

The line is still open as the Glasgow to Edinburgh via Falkirk Line.

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  • March 1843 timetable from Bradshaw's Railway Monthly (XVI) (text) (scan)