Busby Junction

Location type

Junction


Name and dates

Busby Junction (1866-)

Opened on the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway.

Opened on the Busby Railway.


Description

This is the junction between the line from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock and the branch to East Kilbride.

It was originally the junction between the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway (1848) (extended to Kilmarnock in 1871) and the Busby Railway (1866) which (extended to East Kilbride in 1868 and Hamilton in 1883).

Formerly a double track junction, with some short sidings, it is now a single lead junction for the East Kilbride line. The signal box here closed in 1974.


Tags

Junction

External links

NLS Map