Rosehall Railway

Introduction

This independent railway served the Rosehall Colliery. It was associated with the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway from which it commenced at Whifflat Junction before passing south through Rosehall Tunnel to reach the colliery.



Dates

  /  /1837Rosehall Railway
Branch opened to Rosehall Colliery from the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway.
  /  /1838Rosehall Railway (Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway)
Leased by Robert Addie and Robert Miller from the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway for 30 years.
  /  /1844Rosehall Railway Wishaw and Coltness Railway
Rosehall Crossing at Whifflet authorised.
  /  /1868Rosehall Railway (Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway)
Expiry of lease by Robert Addie and Robert Miller.
  /  /1875Rosehall Railway Wishaw and Coltness Railway
Rosehall Crossing at Whifflet closed and northern portion of Rosehall Railway closed with the opening of a new connection avoiding both the level crossing and Rosehall Tunnel. Rosehall Connections (North British Railway) opened from the Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway.
  /  /1954Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Rosehall Branch (the Rosehall Railway) from Whifflet South Junction (excluded) closed.