This company was created by the Caledonian Railway to operate steamers on the Firth of Clyde which connected with the company's railways.
|/ /1889||Caledonian Steam Packet Company|
Company formed to run steamers on the Clyde on behalf of the Caledonian Railway.
|/ /1969||Caledonian Steam Packet Company|
Company comes under the control of the Scottish Transport Group
|/ /1973||Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd|
Created when David MacBrayne Ltd and the Caledonian Steam Packet Company Ltd merged
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This pier is open. It is a combined facility with Gourock station. Ferries operate from Gourock to Dunoon Pier and Kilcreggan Pier, and sometimes Helensburgh Pier. The pier is located on Kempock Point.
This is one of the pre-eminent 'must see' stations in Scotland. In 1905 it replaced an original Wemyss Bay [1st] station of 1865 on a slightly different orientation (see that entry for the 1865-1905 details). It is a terminus and a combined station and pier with a very fine concourse (with semi-circular ticket office supporting the glass roof), canopied platforms, main station building with a ...More details
This two platform terminus was covered with a wooden trainshed, open to the air over the tracks. The station was located on a pier, which could be used at low tide, built on reclaimed land. There were quayside lines on both sides.