Cowlairs

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Cowlairs (1860-1964)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.


Description

This was a station located at the top of the Cowlairs Incline. The station had an island platform. Nearby was the steam engine which hauled the cable bringing trains up the incline from Glasgow Queen Street High Level.

A disused signal box here was retained for years as it was the oldest in Scotland.


Tags

Station