Lyoncross railway station


Lyoncross railway station

Infobox UK disused station
name = Lyoncross
other_name =


caption =
original = Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
pregroup = Caledonian Railway
locale = Near Newton Mearns
borough = Renfrewshire
platforms = None opened

Lyoncross railway station was intended to be a railway station between the towns of Newton Mearns and Barrhead, Scotland as part of the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway.

History

The station was never finished or opened to passengers. Its location was close to the junction between the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway and the Paisley and Barrhead District Railway near Balgray Reservoir. Wham] citeweb|url=http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&om=1&t=k&ll=55.78905,-4.374232&spn=0.009627,0.028925&z=15|title= Direct link to google satellite image of location according to Wham ] The former L&AR line here is still open on the Neilston branch of the Cathcart Circle Line.

The location of the station can be discerned by the widening of the tracks just north of the road between Newton Mearns and Barrhead. ] The section of track between Barrhead South and Lyoncross was never used.Wham]

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rail line
previous = Neilston
"Line and station open"
next = Patterton
"Line and station open"
route = Caledonian Railway

Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
col = Caledonian colour
rail line
previous = Barrhead South
"Line and station closed"
next =
route = Caledonian Railway

Paisley and Barrhead District Railway
col = Caledonian colour

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