Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway


Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway
[v · d · e]  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 12 in)
Legend
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- - Hamiltonhill Branch
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Possil Junction
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- - Hamiltonhill Branch
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Possil
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Possilpark (GD&HR)
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- - Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
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Maryhill Central
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Maryhill Central Junction
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River Kelvin
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Bellshaugh & Kirklee Junctions
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- - Glasgow Central Railway
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Dawsholme (GCR)
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Dawsholme Junction - junction
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Kelvinside
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Hyndland (SR) / Partickhill (SR)
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Crow Road
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Partick West - North Junction
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Partick West - West and East Junctions
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Partick West
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Partick Central
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partially used by Argyle Line
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Stobcross
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- - Glasgow Central Railway
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Whiteinch Riverside
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Scotstoun East
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Yoker (for Renfrew)
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Clydebank Riverside
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Kilbowie
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Clydebank (GY&CR)
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Dalmuir Riverside
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Old Kilpatrick
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Bowling
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Bowling (GD&HR/C&DJR)
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(connecting line opened in 1960)
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Dumbarton East
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Dumbarton Joint Line Junction
Station on track
Dumbarton Central
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- - Caledonian and Dunbartonshire Junction Railway

Contents

Early days

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

Map showing the line from Maryhill to Springburn Park (Robroyston) in 1923

Current usage

The majority of the Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire Railway is disused. Two short sections are still used.

Sources