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Chronology for Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway

20/9/1865Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Rutherglen to Coatbridge opened to goods
1/8/1866Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Rutherglen to Coatbridge opened to passengers
10/12/1872Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayTwo road shed at Baillieston opened in connection with Bredisholm and Baillieston pits. Sub-shed of Polmadie.
//1880Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Lock Street Viaduct built over the Monkland Canal to extend the line from Coatbridge to Airdrie
19/4/1886Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Airdrie branch (Caledonian Railway) opened for goods
19/4/1886Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayWooden shed with two roads, 42ft turntable and coal stage opened by Airdrie station. A sub-shed of Dawsholm.
1/6/1886Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Airdrie branch (Caledonian Railway) opened for passengers
5/10/1897Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayAirdrie shed expanded
21/11/1899Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayAirdrie shed burns down
/11/1900Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayNew, larger, 3 road Airdrie shed opened.
1/5/1900Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayNew Airdrie shed planned
/7/1935Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayBaillieston shed closed as local collieries close.
/5/1936Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayBaillieston shed demolished.
11/9/1939Rutherglen and Coatbridge RailwayAirdrie shed closed. Part of the coaling stage moved to Yoker shed.
3/5/1943Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Airdrie (Caledonian) to Whifflet Upper closed to Passengers
5/10/1964Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Whifflet Upper to Langloan West Junction closed to passengers
6/7/1964Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Airdrie East to Calder (Imperial Tube works) closed to freight
7/1/1966Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Coatbridge to Rutherglen closed to passengers
7/11/1966Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Coatbridge Central to Rutherglen Junction closed to passengers
1/5/1972Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledoniand Railway)Coatbridge Central to Rutherglen Junction re-opened for Glasgow Central to Perth workings
4/5/1974Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledoniand Railway)Coatbridge Central to Rutherglen Junction ceases to be used for Glasgow Central to Perth workings.
4/10/1993Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway (Caledonian Railway)Local passenger service established between Glasgow (Rutherglen Junction) and Whifflet. Trains interconnect with services to Motherwell and Coatbridge. Heritage Diesel Multiple Units in use.
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