Clydeside Tramway

Introduction

The Clydeside Tramway ran both at street level and along a reserved track. It served the many shipyards and other works in Clydebank along Castlebank Street and South Street. It was connected to the Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway at Partick Central and Scotstoun West.




Dates

  /  /1914Clydeside Tramway
Sidings promoted by Glasgow Corporation to Merklands Wharf. (Later withdrawn.)
  /04/1968Clydeside Tramway
Closed

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Scotstoun to Meadowside



This was an island platform station. The station was just to the north of Yarrow's Shipbuilding, Engineering and Boilermaking Works partly on a bridge. The station was just west of Scotstoun West Junction. The station building was typical of the line.
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Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway
Remains of the former Scotstoun West station (closed October 1964), looking east along the island platform towards Glasgow city centre in 1997. ...
Ewan Crawford //1997
Ex-Caledonian 0-6-0T 56167 shunting near Scotstoun West station on 9 August 1957. The sturdy Dock Tank was a resident of Dawsholm shed at that ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 09/08/1957
An aerial view with BAE^s Scotstoun Yard to the right. To left of the yard was Scotstoun West station and above that the junction with the Rothesay ...
Ewan Crawford 20/07/2011
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This large shipyard is on the north bank of the River Clyde in Scotstoun. It is a naval yard, owned by BAE Systems. It is no longer rail served.
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This shipyard was on the north bank of the River Clyde. Scotstoun Iron Works was to the west and North British Engine Works to the east. It was the yard of Charles Connell and Company.
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Whiteinch Tramway




This was the engine works for Barclay Curle^s Clydeholm Shipbuilding Yard.
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Whiteinch Tramway


This was Barclay Curle^s Clydeholm Shipyard, which also owned the North British Engine Works.
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Merklands Lairage was built in 1907 to replace the older smaller lairage at Yorkhill Quay allowing it to be redeveloped along with Yorkhill Basin. The lairage was west of Meadowside Quay and east of the Clydeholm Shipbuilding Yard. It received foreign animals.
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This junction was to the immediate east of Partick West station, that station being built on the lines approaching the junction. This was the east junction of a triangular junction, the northern apex being Partick North Junction and western Partick West Junction.
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Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway
Fairburn 2-6-4T 42125 approaches Partick West on an afternoon service from Rutherglen to Dalmuir Riverside in March 1964. The fine tenements on ...
Robin McGregor 25/03/1964
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The vast Meadowside Granary complex was located at Meadowbank Quay, west of the confluence of the Rivers Clyde and Kelvin, on the north bank of the ...
Ewan Crawford //2000
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View west over the former graving dock of the Meadowside Shipbuilding Yard with the Scotway House building on the right (formerly of the shipyard). ...
Ewan Crawford //2000
The listed 1885 office for the Meadowside Shipbuilding Yard was badly damaged by a fire in May 2016. Latterly known as Scotway House, the offices of ...
John Yellowlees 09/06/2016
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