Skaterigg Branch (North British Railway)

Introduction

A short mineral line running west from the later site of Knightswood South Junction station to the Skaterigg Colliery. Later replaced by the Cowdenhill Branch (North British Railway) which covered much of the same ground.



Dates

  /  /1867Skaterig Branch (North British Railway)
Abandoned. (A Skaterigg Branch (North British Railway) did later open.)

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This junction is to the north of Anniesland station. To the east the original line, the Stobcross Railway of 1874 runs to Maryhill Park Junction, just west of Maryhill. This closed in 1980 and reopened in 2005.
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See also
Glasgow City and District Railway
Stobcross Railway
Cowdenhill Branch (North British Railway)
A Rutherglen service passing Knightswood South Junction on the approach to Anniesland. Rutherglen is not normally a destination, but engineering works ...
David Panton 25/08/2018
156458 on route learning duties approaches the new crossover accessing the recently installed connecting spur to the Maryhill line. This DMU is using ...
Colin McDonald 28/01/2016
Seen shortly after leaving platform 3 at Anniesland, 156495 forms the 1156 Queen Street via Maryhill service. In the left background strengthening ...
Colin McDonald 20/09/2017
Strengthening works in progress on the Strathcona Drive overbridge in September 2017. ...
Colin McDonald 20/09/2017
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