Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway

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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Locale Scotland
Dates of operation 14 August 1855 – 31 July 1862
Successor Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
West Highland Railway
Helensburgh Upper(WHR)
Helensburgh Central
Craigendoran
Craigendoran Junction
Cardross
Caledonian and Dunbartonshire
Junction Railway
Dalreoch(C&DJR)
Dumbarton Central(C&DJR)
Dumbarton Joint Line Junction
Dumbarton East(L&DR)
(connecting line opened in 1960)
Bowling(L&DR)
Bowling(GD&HR/C&DJR Joint)
Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
Kilpatrick
Dalmuir Park Junction
Dalmuir
Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
Singer Works
Singer
Drumchapel
Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
Milngavie Junction
Westerton
Knightswood North Junction
Forth and Clyde Canal
Glasgow City and District Railway
Stobcross Railway
Maryhill Park Junction
Maryhill
Kelvin Valley Junction
Kelvin Valley Railway
Lochburn
Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
Possilpark
Hamiltonhill Goods Depot
Hamiltonhill Branch (east)
Cowlairs Junctions
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway (east)
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway (south)

Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway is an historic railway in Scotland.

History[edit]

It was authorised by an Act of Parliament on 14 August 1855 and opened three years later.

The railway was absorbed by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway on 31 July 1862.

Connections to other lines[edit]

Current operations[edit]

With the exception of a small section west of Bowling, the line is still open.

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