Barrhead South Junction

Location type


Name and dates

Barrhead South Junction (1902-1967)

Opened on the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway.
Opened on the Barrhead Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway).


This junction was north east of Barrhead station. It was the junction for Barrhead Central. This was a double track junction. On the north side of the junction was the Shanks Victorian Pottery Works, served by a siding making a trailing connection to the Barrhead-Glasgow line.

The signal box was shared with Barrhead North Junction (for the line to Potterhill). The box opened in 1902 with the junction.

The signal box closed in 1910 and was relocated and reused to the west, on the south side of the line, midway between Barrhead South Junction and ^Barrhead North^ box (which closed).

The junction and box closed in 1967.

The Barrhead to Glasgow railway remains open as a double track line.




An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways