Bathgate Upper (1870-1956)
Opened on the Longridge to Bathgate (Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway).
Opened on the Bathgate Loop (North British Railway).
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].
Other railway and industry locations
Balbardie Steel Works
Bathgate Central Junction
Bathgate West Junction
Bathgate Truck Factory
Chemical Works Signal Box
Bathgate Chemical Works
Bathgate East Junction [2nd]
Iron and Gas Coal Pit
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|08/01/1956||Glasgow City and District RailwayCoatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Monkland and Kirkintilloch RailwayBathgate and Coatbridge Railway (Monkland Railways)Edinburgh and Bathgate RailwayEdinburgh and Glasgow Railway|
Last regular Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Waverley via Shettleston, Coatbridge Sunnyside and Bathgate Upper service runs.