Charing Cross [GC and DR]

Location type


Name and dates

Charing Cross [GC and DR] (1886-)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Station code: CHC National Rail ScotRail
Opened on the Glasgow City and District Railway.
Open on the Glasgow to Helensburgh.


This is a two platform station. The station is almost underground, but is open at the west end. Ticket offices are at ground level with platforms below.

The station always been below ground level being on a line built by cut and cover. The west end of the platforms formerly featured glass canopies. A little more of the station was open to the air in the past.

There had been a signal box here from 1896 to 1931.



External links

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