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.

66182 at Elderslie en route to Hunterston with empty coal wagons on 16th September ...
Graham Morgan 16/09/2009
66605 with a train of empty coal hoppers from Leeds bound for Hunterston on 16th July ...
Graham Morgan 16/07/2008
334030 just to the west of the Elderslie loop and WH Malcolm depot with a service for Ayr on 20th May ...
Graham Morgan 20/05/2008
334036 passing through Elderslie on 2nd December as it slows on it's approach to Johnstone station ...
Graham Morgan 02/12/2010

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
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



This was a two platform station.
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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



Looking West towards Bridge of Weir, this shows Locher Viaduct. The viaduct was built to carry a single line, but when the line was doubled another ...
Graham Morgan 12/07/2006
Looking West towards Bridge of Weir, this shows Locher Viaduct. The viaduct was built to carry a single line, but when the line was doubled another ...
Graham Morgan 12/07/2006

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