Location type


Name and dates

Chatelherault (2005-)

Station code: CTE National Rail ScotRail
Where: South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Opened on the Lesmahagow Railway.
Opened on the Hamilton to Ferniegair (Caledonian Railway).
Open on the Glasgow to Larkhall.


This is a new (2005) single platform station on a single track line, located on the west side of the line. The station has a large car park. To the south is the Allanton Loop.

The station was opened as there were planned housing developments all around its site.

Nearby there have been three different Ferniegair [3rd] station (link is for the most recent). That name was not used for the present station, the more prestigious Chatelherault, referring to the Duke of Hamilton's former estate, being used. The estate, now Chatelherault Country Park, is located just to the west of the station.


Chatelherault Country Park



Chronology Dates

12/12/2005Lesmahagow Railway
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Line opened from Haughhead Junction via Chatelherault and Merryton to terminate at Larkhall. Total cost was £35M.

News items

04/08/2003Larkhall Branch out to tender
28/03/2003Transport Minister visits Larkhall station site