Arkleston Tunnel

Location type

Tunnel

Name and dates

Arkleston Tunnel (1840-1883)

Description

This double track tunnel was east of Paisley Gilmour Street and the junction for Renfrew (Arkleston Junction. It was opened out when the line was quadrupled in 1870s-1880s.

The tunnel's western portal was west of Arkleston Road and its eastern a little further to its east.

Tags

Tunnel

Dates

  /  /1874Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Authorisation given to open out Arkleston Tunnel. This was to allow quadrupling of the double track line.
  /  /1883Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Completion of works to open out Arkleston Tunnel. This allowed the line to be quadrupled.