Parkhead Stadium railway station

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Parkhead Stadium
Location
Place Parkhead
Area Glasgow
Operations
Original company Glasgow Central Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 February 1897 Opened as Parkhead[1]
3 March 1952 Renamed as Parkhead Stadium[1]
5 October 1964 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Parkhead Stadium was a railway station in the east end of Glasgow. It was opened by the Caledonian Railway as Parkhead on 1 February 1897.[1]

In recognition of its proximity to the Celtic Park football stadium, it was known as Parkhead (for Celtic Park) by 1904;[2] and it was also referred to in some timetables as Parkhead for Celtic Park.[1]

The station was renamed Parkhead Stadium by British Railway Board on 3 March 1952.[1] The nearby ex-North British Railway's Coatbridge Branch station, "Parkhead", was renamed "Parkhead North" on 30 June 1952.[1]

It was closed to passengers on 5 October 1964.[1]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Tollcross
Line and Station closed
  Glasgow Central Railway
Caledonian Railway
  Bridgeton
Line closed; Station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Butt (1995)
  2. ^ RCH Handbook of Railway Stations 1904

Sources[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0086-1. OCLC 22311137. 
  • The Railway Clearing House (1970) [1904]. The Railway Clearing House Handbook of Railway Stations 1904 (1970 D&C Reprint ed.). Newton Abbot: David & Charles Reprints. ISBN 0-7153-5120-6. 

Coordinates: 55°50′55″N 4°11′59″W / 55.8486°N 4.1997°W / 55.8486; -4.1997