In 1959 it was renamed Kelvin Hall station and passenger services stopped in 1964. There was also an old Coal Depot on the east side of Clarence Drive. It was a successful line carrying goods traffic and workers to the industry along here, but with the decline of these industries the traffic fell. A line joined the southbound track in the station - it ran north from here and parallel to the Stobcross Railway. 196 12. My aim is to try and sort out in my head how this all used to join together. Here the line split to head either west towards Dumbarton, or north up through what is now Thornwood Park. The Clydeside Expressway snakes along the edge of the north bank of the River Clyde. An overgrown bit of wasteland between Gilbert Street and Kelvinhaugh Street is all that remains of this short stretch, now back-filled. The station at Dawsholm only served as a passenger station until 1908, but a six-road engine shed was built here which continued in use until 1964. North of the canal the line goes into a tunnel before it emerged below Ruchill golf course and sweeps round towards Balmore Road. Naggayi Angella's children have penned moving tributes to their mum, with son John writing: "Mummy was a nice caring person who loved me so much". Opened in 1886 this was a busy station which continued to run until 1960 when the new Hyndland station opened. your own Pins on Pinterest Glasgow's train network is pretty good, one illustrated by the fact that Robrosyton station became the 60th station in the city when it opened back in December. Though it doesn't show on your map at the top of the page. Glasgow’s Abandoned Railway, the Glasgow Central Railway. The rear of the former Kelvinside station where the stairs would have gone down to the platform. Read about its history and construction here. This station was open from 1895 until 1964, with proposals to re-open the station put in place as part of Crossrail Glasgow plans published back in 2005. User account menu • Exploring the abandoned Botanic Gardens railway station today! Present day Maryhill station out near the Ram's Head pub, is on the site of the first station in Maryhill, opened in 1858. Pedestrians and cyclists will be familiar with the short tunnels of Colinton, Trinity and Rodney Street but lying just to the south of Rodney Street Tunnel is something a little more intriguing, the Scotland Street Railway Tunnel. NB - Going anywhere near live train lines is incredibly dumb and runs the risk of death from trains breaking all your bones, electrocution or at the very least, a £1000 fine for trespass. That would have been about 1969. This list may not reflect recent changes . The station, which opened in 1896 and remained in use until 1939 would no doubt also prove popular as an alternative means to travel to the heart of the west end rather than by the Subway or by bus. In the vicinity of what is now the Royal Mail facility. And in recent years the train journey has been extended to allow some services to run the full journey through to Whitby. And why now? Post Dec 01, 2012 #1 2012-12-01T20:40. Jul 23, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Chris Hunter. The tunnel is still under the Tesco store at Maryhill I believe, just shut off at both ends. Under the road here Crow Road Station can be found. We used to rope climb down the walls of the tunnel behind the Gala bingo, makes me shudder thinking about the risks we took as kids! 394 of the new cases are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde and 245 are in Lanarkshire. After the station closed the handsome station building on Great Western Road served many purposes, housing a plumber's shop, the, A long tunnel eventually emerges into the open air behind the red sandstone "Caledonian Mansions" flats. Nowhere on these jaunts have I gone near current train lines, and the couple of tunnels mentioned below which do lead into existing lines should be avoided at all cost. Glasgow has a wealth of disused and abandoned railway infrastructure we think could become the city’s own version of the High Line. Opened in 1874 by the North British Railway Company on the north side of Dumbarton Road, trains from here ran north to either (old) Hyndland station or Jordanhill or Anniesland. Another station that was proposed to reopen as part of the Glasgow Crossrail project, re-opening the station would provide rail transport options for the Gorbals area for the first time since the 1960s - one which is currently only served by bus or the nearby Bridge Street subway. Still, there's always room for improvement - and there are some communities across the city which could do with the boost provided by a nearby public transport link. Also train lines, names and stations were opened/ closed/ changed over time so really there is no point in time that all the stations mentioned here were operating together as described by me. It goes through what is now a scrap yard (the site of the former station goods yard) and under the former. Having a direct rail link to Glasgow's oldest public park would be a fantastic addition to the city, especially in the summer with it playing host to TRNSMT and with popular brewery West right next to it within the old Templeton Carpet factory. Although the concern with any possible reopening would be is that the siding is being used for the testing of the new subway trains. The sidings still functioned for another 14 years serving the scrap merchant and oil depot on the site and the site was used by travelling people and a scrap merchant until recently. On the other side of the bridge the line lies below the carpark of the Tesco superstore. It's a daily email bulletin of the most important stories of the day - delivered straight to your inbox for you to read at your leisure - when you are ready. It was far in the Botanics. Glasgow Botanic Gardens. However you can follow the line north to where it joined the main line in Jordanhill, a path well known to dog walkers in the area. A network of old train tunnels still lies below the city streets, and are often talked about as potential routes for a new system. The train from the west entered under this bridge and curved round beside the bank of the River Kelvin, Before receiving planning permission for their store on the site, the station building was cleared without warning one weekend in 2007, Position of the former station building, with the platforms below the bridge here at Benalder Street, The end of the platform can be found to the east of Benalder Street down by the River Kelvin, Rail bridge over the River Kelvin, Glasgow University tower in the background, Disused rail bridge over the River Kelvin at Partick, The entrance to the Yorkhill tunnel lies in that direction, below these modern flats, Train line passes underneath Kelvinhaugh Street, then under another huge complex of student flats, At the lower end of Meadow Road, Partick a wall that used to carry the train line vanishes under the expressway, Some scraps of sandstone walls from the area around Partick West station are all that remain, Thornwood Park, with the curved sandstone wall on the eastern side that marks where the former train line headed north, The train line headed north, where these modern flats on Thornwood Avenue now stand, Just North of Crathie Drive, Thornwood, the former train line heads into a tunnel, The northern entrance to the tunnel, below Crow Road, near Broomhill Cross, The platform of Crow Road Station beneath Clarence drive, Pedestrian tunnel to present day Hyndland station. 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