Bridge of Weir Railway

Introduction

This railway is closed. The course of the line is now a cycle-track.






Dates

  /  /1862[Bridge of Weir Railway]
Act receives Royal assent
20/06/1864[Bridge of Weir Railway]
Opened from Cart Junction, Elderslie, to Bridge of Weir.
  /  /1865[Bridge of Weir Railway]
[Glasgow and South Western Railway]
Bridge of Weir Railway absorbed by Glasgow and South Western Railway

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

40689 diverging at Elderslie No 2 Junction on 5 May 1959 with a train for Kilmarnock via Kilbirnie. Elderslie station stands in the left background. ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 05/05/1959
At Elderslie West Junction looking west where the line went downhill and under the main line at the fly under so trains to Kilmacolm wouldnt foul the ...
Graham Morgan 16/07/2008

Trackbed looking east to Elderslie from Cart Junction, now part of the Cycle Network. ...
Graham Morgan 12/04/2007
Looking east towards Elderslie West Junction on 14th May. This is the remains of embankment that ran down the hill from Elderslie West Junction to ...
Graham Morgan 14/05/2008
Looking west towards Cart Junction on 14th May. This is the remains of embankment that ran down the hill from Elderslie West Junction to Cart ...
Graham Morgan 14/05/2008
Caley 'Jumbo' 57266 with the SLS Paisley - Barrhead District Tour on 1 September 1951. At this point the locomotive is propelling the special ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 01/09/1951

This was a two platform station.
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More details
Looking West, this shows Platform 2 and the station house at Houston and Crosslee station, which is now a private dwelling. ...
Graham Morgan 12/07/2006
Looking East, this shows the site of Houston and Crosslee Station. Platform 2 is still in place, as is the station house which is now a private ...
Graham Morgan 12/07/2006
View looking to Greenock at Houston and Crosslee station in March 2007. The obliterated platform to the right was the last one in use. ...
Ewan Crawford 29/03/2007
View of the restored station house at Houston and Crosslee in 2007. Bet maintaining that fence is an ongoing battle. ...
Ewan Crawford 29/03/2007


Old semaphore period telegraph pole just to the east of Bridge Of Weir station ...
Graham Morgan 30/08/2007
Old semaphore period telegraph pole still in place next to the trackbed just east of Bridge Of Weir ...
Graham Morgan 30/08/2007
Bridge of Weir Goods shed still in use as a coal depot. The former station site was behind the camera and the goods sidings ran off to the right to ...
Ewan Crawford 29/03/2007
Not long for this world. Interior of the goods shed at Bridge of Weir. Owned by Sustrans, I am told. ...
Ewan Crawford 29/03/2007