Bathgate Upper

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Bathgate Upper (1870-1956)

Opened on the Longridge to Bathgate (Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway).

Opened on the Bathgate Loop (North British Railway).


Description

This was the third station opened in Bathgate. It appeared in working timetables as Bathgate E&G until renamed by the North British Railway. The station replaced the first station opened in Bathgate, the original terminus of the Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway at Bathgate [1st].

This was a through station which allowed trains to run from Edinburgh to Polkemmet Junction where the line divided into lines to Airdrie and Morningside [NB].


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Station