Alton Heights

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Alton Heights (1893-1952)

Opened on the Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Description

This unadvertised halt was located at Alton Heights Junction.

Tags

Station


Dates

  /  /1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Construction of line from Alton Heights (Coalburn Branch] (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood Junction (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) begins.
01/07/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Alton Heights (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood Junction (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened.
11/09/1939Muirkirk and Lesmahagow Junction RailwayCoalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Douglas West (Poneil Junction) to Brocketsbrae closed to passengers (except a Saturdays only train using Alton Heights to Brocketsbrae until 2nd May 1942).
02/05/1942Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Alton Heights to Brocketsbrae closed to passengers.
21/09/1953Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Alton Heights (excluded) to Brocketsbrae via Tillietudlem (Southfield Junction) closed to freight.