Alton Heights

Location type


Name and dates

Alton Heights (1893-1952)

Opened on the Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway).


This unadvertised halt was located at Alton Heights Junction.




  /  /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)
Merryton Junction, (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Larkhall Central and Stonehouse [Lanarkshire] (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened. Stonehouse [Lanarkshire] (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood Junction (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened. Blackwood Junction (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Alton Heights (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened. Cot Castle Goods (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Strathaven Central (Hamilton and Strathaven Railway) opened. Stations opened at Larkhall Central, Blackwood [2nd], Lesmahagow [2nd]. (Alternative date 01/06/1905.)
02/05/1942Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Alton Heights (excluded) to Brocketsbrae (excluded) closed to passengers.
21/09/1953Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Alton Heights (excluded) via Brocketsbrae to Tillietudlem (Southfield Junction) closed to freight.