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Chronology for Cathcart District Railway

16/12/1880Cathcart District RailwayFirst Directors meeting.
7/9/1880Cathcart District RailwayAct receives Royal assent.
20/1/1883Cathcart District RailwayFirst sod cut.
1/3/1886Cathcart District RailwayCathcart Junction to Mount Florida opened for passengers.
25/5/1886Cathcart District RailwayMount Florida to Cathcart opened to passengers.
2/8/1886Cathcart District RailwayCathcart Junction to Cathcart opened for goods.
19/7/1887Cathcart District RailwayExtension of line Act receives Royal assent.
19/3/1894Cathcart District RailwayCathcart (New) opened on Extension Line.
2/4/1894Cathcart District RailwayExtension line opened from Cathcart (New) to Muirhouse Junction for passengers and goods.
1/10/1901Cathcart District RailwayLangside station renamed Langside and Newlands.
1/5/1903Cathcart District RailwayCathcart Junction renamed Pollokshields East Junction.
1/1/1917Cathcart District RailwayPollockshields East and Crosshill stations closed for wartime economies.
1/3/1919Cathcart District RailwayPollockshields East re-opened.
1/6/1919Cathcart District RailwayCrosshill re-opened.
1/1/1923Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Arbroath and Forfar Railway
Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Caledonian Railway
Glasgow and South Western Railway
Callander and Oban Railway
Glasgow and Kilmarnock Joint Railway
Highland Railway
Cathcart District Railway
Killin Railway
Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Committee
Brechin and Edzell District Railway
Dornoch Light Railway
Wick and Lybster Light Railway
Grouped into London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
10/12/1945Cathcart District RailwayMurder at Pollockshields East.
27/4/1956Cathcart District RailwayElectrification authorised.
25/1/1958Cathcart District RailwayCathcart station fire.
7/7/1958Cathcart District RailwayDiesel Multiple units appear on line.
10/12/1961Cathcart District RailwayElectrification complete.
27/5/1962Cathcart District RailwayElectric services commence.
27/5/1962Cathcart District RailwayLangside and Newlands renamed Langside.
13/8/1966Cathcart District RailwayLangside station fire.
21/4/1976Cathcart District RailwayPollockshields East station burnt down.
21/4/1976Cathcart District RailwayPollockshields East station burns down.
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