- Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway Locale Scotland Dates of operation 5 August 1891 – 1 August 1909 Successor line Caledonian Railway Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)Legend
The Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway was authorised in 1891, and opened in stages between 26 November 1894 and 1 October 1896.
On 16 August 1909 the Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway was absorbed into the Caledonian Railway
In 1923, the Railway became part of LMS.
Connections to other lines
- Hamiltonhill Branch at Possil Junction
- Glasgow Central Railway at Maryhill Central, Bellshaugh Junction, Dawsholme Junctions and Stobcross
- Caledonian and Dunbartonshire Junction Railway link line west of Bowling, Dumbarton Joint Line Junction and west of Dumbarton Central
The majority of the Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway is disused. Two short sections are still used.
- A short section of tunnel west of Stobcross was reused as part of the Argyle Line in conjunction with a new tunnel connecting to the Stobcross Railway for eastbound trains.
- Between Bowling and Dumbarton Joint Line Junction was electrified in preference to the adjacent Caledonian and Dunbartonshire Junction Railway as part of the North Clyde Line scheme in 1960. The adjacent line was abandoned, apart from a section retained to serve Bowling Oil Terminal, which has since been closed.
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- RAILSCOT on the Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
Historical Scottish railway companies Primary companies Caledonian Railway
Aberdeen Railway · Alloa Railway · Alyth · Arbroath and Forfar · Busby Railway · Cathcart District · Cleland and Midcalder · Clydesdale Junction · CR Main Line · CR Douglas Branch · CR Hamilton Branch · CR Hamiltonhill Branch · CR The Switchback · Crieff Junction · Crieff and Comrie · Crieff and Methven Junction · Dumfries, Lochmaben and Lockerbie · Dunblane, Doune and Callander · Dundee and Perth · Dundee and Perth and Aberdeen · Forfar and Brechin · General Terminus and Glasgow Harbour · Glasgow and Garnkirk · Glasgow Central Railway · Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock · Greenock and Wemyss Bay · Hamilton and Strathaven · Lanarkshire and Ayrshire · Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire · Leadhills and Wanlockhead · Lochearnhead, St Fillans and Comrie · Paisley and Barrhead District · Perth, Almond Valley and Methven · Polloc and Govan · Rutherglen and Coatbridge · Scottish Central · Scottish Midland Junction · Scottish North Eastern · Solway Junction · Symington, Biggar and Broughton · Talla Railway · Wishaw and ColtnessIndependent lines worked by the Caledonian Railway: Callander and Oban · Killin Railway
Glasgow and South
Western RailwayArdrossan Railway · Ardrossan and Johnstone · Ayr and Dalmellington · Ayr and Maybole Junction · Ayr to Mauchline · Ayrshire and Wigtownshire · Barrhead Branch · Bridge of Weir Railway · Cairn Valley · Caledonian and Dunbartonshire Junction · Castle Douglas and Dumfries · Dalry and North Johnstone · Darvel Branch · Girvan and Portpatrick Junction · Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle · Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr · Greenock and Ayrshire · Kilmarnock and Troon · Largs Branch · Maidens and Dunure · Maybole and Girvan · Paisley and Renfrew · Paisley Canal Line
Great North of
Scotland RailwayAberdeen and Turriff · Aboyne and Braemar · Alford Valley · Banff, Macduff and Turriff Junction · Banff, Portsoy and Strathisla · Boddam Branch · Deeside Railway · Denburn Valley · Formartine and Buchan · Inverury and Old Meldrum Junction · Keith and Dufftown · Moray Coast · Morayshire Railway · St Combs Light Railway · Strathspey Railway
Buckie and Portessie Branch · Dingwall and Skye · Duke of Sutherland · Findhorn Railway · Fortrose Branch · Inverness and Aberdeen Junction · Inverness and Aviemore Direct · Inverness and Nairn · Inverness and Perth Junction · Inverness and Ross-shire · Kyle of Lochalsh Extension · Perth and Dunkeld · Sutherland and Caithness · Sutherland RailwayIndependent lines worked by the Highland Railway: Dornoch Light Railway · Wick and Lybster Light Railway
North British RailwayAberlady, Gullane and North Berwick · Ballochney · Bathgate and Coatbridge · Blane Valley · Border Counties Railway · Border Union Railway · Campsie Branch · Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company · Coatbridge Branch · Dunfermline and Queensferry · Edinburgh and Bathgate · Edinburgh and Dalkeith · Edinburgh and Glasgow · Edinburgh and Hawick · Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway · Edinburgh and Northern · Edinburgh Suburban and Southside Junction · Forth and Clyde Junction · Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge · Glasgow City and District · Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh · Glasgow and Milngavie Junction · Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank · Kelvin Valley Railway · Kirkcaldy and District Railway · Kincardine Line · Leadburn, Linton and Dolphinton · Monkland and Kirkintilloch · Monkland Railways · Mallaig Extension · NBR North Berwick Branch · North British, Arbroath and Montrose · Stirling and Dunfermline · Strathendrick and Aberfoyle · Slamannan · Slamannan and Borrowstounness · West Highland Railway · Wilsontown, Morningside and Coltness Joint lines Other lines This United Kingdom rail transport related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.