Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway

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The Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway is a Scottish railway, authorised in 1878, opened in 1882 and absorbed into the North British Railway in 1897.

It runs from Whiteinch East Junction (on the Stobcross Railway near Jordanhill) via Garscadden to Clydebank. Most of the route is still in use as part of the North Clyde suburban network, though the original terminus at Clydebank East and the associated siding connections into the John Brown & Company shipyards at Clydebank are both now closed & lifted.

Stations[edit]

The following stations were constructed:

The current station at Clydebank was built when the NBR took over the company and extended the route to Dalmuir in 1897. A connection was also constructed from this line at Yoker to the Rothesay Dock complex owned by Napier and Miller and the Caledonian Railway's Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway, which ran parallel to this line but closer to the river. This was closed in the 1960s but then reopened when the dock began to be used for importing coal in the early 1980s. Traffic ceased again in 1988 and the line has since been removed.

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