Gallowgate Central railway station

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Gallowgate Central
Location
Place Gallowgate
Area Glasgow
Coordinates 55°51′18″N 4°13′48″W / 55.8551°N 4.2301°W / 55.8551; -4.2301Coordinates: 55°51′18″N 4°13′48″W / 55.8551°N 4.2301°W / 55.8551; -4.2301
Operations
Original company Glasgow City and District Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 June 1892 Opened [1]
1 January 1917 Closed[1]
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Gallowgate Central railway station was located in Glasgow, Scotland and served the Gallowgate area of that city via the Glasgow City and District Railway. It was located on the Bridgeton Central branch of the modern North Clyde line, now closed.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Bridgeton Central
Line and Station closed
  Glasgow City and District Railway
North British Railway
  High Street (Glasgow)
Line closed; Station open

References[edit]

In the poem Skimbleshanks by T S Eliot, written in 1939 as part of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the night mail train finally arrives in Gallowgate.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 101

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