Location type


Name and dates

Branchton (1967-)

Station code: BCN National Rail ScotRail
Where: Inverclyde, Scotland
Opened on the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway.
Open on the Inverclyde Lines.


This is a single platform fairly modern station on the Wemyss Bay to Port Glasgow branch.

This station serves the area formerly served by Ravenscraig which closed in 1944.



External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67


Bike rack
Free parking

Chronology Dates

  /  /1967Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway
Branchton station opened.

News items

17/11/2023Major road to close for three nights in Greenock as emergency works begin [Network Rail]
20/09/2023ScotRail services affected by flooding at Branchton [Greenock Telegraph]
30/12/2022Scotrail chaos as trains cancelled after tracks flooded by heavy rain [Daily Record]
17/02/2021Complaints over noisy night-time railway work at Greenock station [Greenock Telegraph]