Alton Heights

Location type


Name and dates

Alton Heights (1893-1952)

Opened on the Lesmahagow Railway.


This unadvertised halt was located at Alton Heights Junction.



Chronology Dates

  /  /1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Construction of line from Alton Heights (Lesmahagow Railway) to Blackwood Junction (Lesmahagow Railway) begins.
01/07/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Merryton Junction, (Lesmahagow Railway) to Larkhall Central and Stonehouse [Lanarkshire] (Lesmahagow Railway) opened. Stonehouse [Lanarkshire] (Lesmahagow Railway) to Blackwood Junction (Lesmahagow Railway) opened. Blackwood Junction (Lesmahagow Railway) to Alton Heights (Lesmahagow Railway) opened. Cot Castle Goods (Lesmahagow Railway) to Strathaven Central opened. Stations opened at Larkhall Central, Blackwood [2nd], Lesmahagow [2nd]. Stonehouse [Lanarkshire] rebuilt.
02/05/1942Lesmahagow Railway
Alton Heights (excluded) to Brocketsbrae (excluded) closed to passengers.
21/09/1953Lesmahagow Railway
Alton Heights (excluded) via Brocketsbrae to Southfield Junction (excluded) closed to freight.