Bellahouston railway station

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Bellahouston
Bellahouston Station - geograph.org.uk - 1783073.jpg
Bellahouston station in September 1974
Location
PlaceBellahouston
AreaGlasgow
Operations
Original companyGlasgow and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow and South Western Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms2
History
1 July 1885Opened
1 January 1917Closed
1920sreopened
20 September 1954Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z

Bellahouston railway station was a railway station serving the Bellahouston area of Glasgow, Scotland. The station was originally part of the G&SWR Paisley Canal Branch.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 July 1885[1] and was closed to regular passenger traffic from 1 January 1917[2] although remaining open for workmens' traffic. It had fully reopened by mid-1920[1] and was closed to passengers by the British Transport Commission on 20 September 1954.[2]

Today, part of the line is still operating as the Paisley Canal Line; and a new railway station, Dumbreck, was opened near to the site of Bellahouston station on 28 July 1990.[3]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Corkerhill
Line and Station open
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Paisley Canal Branch
  Shields
Line partially closed; Station closed
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Paisley Canal Branch
  Shields Road
Line open; Station closed

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 978-1-85260-508-7. 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 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Quick, Michael (2009) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (4th ed.). Oxford: Railway and Canal Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-901461-57-5. OCLC 612226077.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Quick 2009, p. 80.
  2. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 32.
  3. ^ Quick 2009, p. 155.

Coordinates: 55°50′48″N 4°17′56″W / 55.84662°N 4.29883°W / 55.84662; -4.29883