Armadale

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Armadale (2010-)

Station code: ARM National Rail ScotRail
Where: West Lothian, Scotland
Opened on the Boghead to Cowdenhead Branch (Monkland Railways).
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Bathgate and Airdrie.

Description

This is a two platform station with a large car park on the north side.

The station was opened on the site of a loop (the New Monkland Line was single track when first opened)). It replaces Armadale [1st] which was jsut to the west and closed in 1956.

The line here was closed between 1982 and 2010.

Tags

Station

Facilities

Gaelic name: Armadal




Dates

11/08/1862New Monkland Line (Monkland Railways) Torbanehill and Bathgate Branch (Monkland Railways)
Opened to passenger trains. Stations at Airdrie South, Clarkston [NBR], Caldercruix, Forrestfield and Westcraigs on the new line. New station further east on the Torbanehill line at Armadale.
12/12/2010New Monkland Line (Monkland Railways) Boghead to Cowdenhead Branch (Monkland Railways) Torbanehill and Bathgate Branch (Monkland Railways)
Opened between Airdrie and Bathgate. Stations at Drumgelloch, Caldercruix (delayed opening until 13 February), Blackridge, Armadale.