Coatbridge Branch



Dates

  /  /1871[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
Under construction. Contractor: John Waddell.
01/02/1871[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
College station opened on a site previously occupied by the University of Glasgow.
01/02/1871[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
Opened.
26/10/1871[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
[Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway]
Whifflet to College passenger service starts.
15/03/1886[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
College terminus closed.
01/02/1887[Glasgow City and District Railway]
[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
[City of Glasgow Union Railway]
[Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway]
[Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway]
[Stobcross Railway]
Circular service introduced by the [North British Railway].
12/01/1903[Glasgow City and District Railway]
[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
[City of Glasgow Union Railway]
[Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway]
[Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway]
[Stobcross Railway]
Circular service withdrawn.
19/09/1955[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
Parkhead station closed.
08/01/1956Glasgow City and District RailwayCoatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Monkland and Kirkintilloch RailwayBathgate and Coatbridge Railway (Monkland Railways)Edinburgh and Bathgate RailwayEdinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Last regular Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Waverley via Shettleston, Coatbridge Sunnyside and Bathgate Upper service runs.
  /07/1967[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
Bellgrove closed to cattle traffic. The Glasgow Cattle Market was located by the station.
21/09/1980[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
Bellgrove station burnt down.
06/03/1989[Coatbridge Branch] ([North British Railway])
[City of Glasgow Union Railway]
Crash at Bellgrove station when a train leaves Bellgrove station passing a red light (SPAD) and runs onto the single lead of the Springburn line striking a train leaving the branch. 2 were killed and 40 injured.