The Switchback

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The Switchback, Caledonian Railway
Balornock Junction
Left arrow Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway Right arrow
(CoGUR)Alexandra Parade
(CoGUR)Haghill Goods
Kennyhill Goods(SB CR)
(CoGUR)Duke Street
Haghill Junction
(CB NBR)Camlachie Goods
Parkhead North(CB NBR)
Parkhead Forge Siding(SB CR)
Parkhead Forge Junction
Parkhead Stadium(GCR)
London Road Goods(SB CR)
London Road Junction
Dalmarnock (1841)(SB CR)
Strathclyde Junction
Bridgeton Goods(GCR)
River Clyde

The Switchback was a railway line in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland constructed by the Caledonian Railway between 1864 and 1891. It connected the lines at Rutherglen on the south side of the city with Robroyston on the north side, and also provided sidings for the Parkhead Forge.[1]


Current operations[edit]

The line is now closed.

Connections to other lines[edit]



  1. ^ RAILSCOT on the Switchback