Location type


Name and dates

Crosshill (1886-)

Station code: COI National Rail ScotRail
Where: Glasgow City, Scotland
Opened on the Cathcart District Railway.
Open on the Cathcart Circle.
Open on the Neilston Line.
Open on the Newton Line.


This is an island platform station, with a narrow platform and original station building.

The building is a narrower form of that which was found elsewhere on the Cathcart District Railway. It featured wooden seating built into the framework supporting the roof, these seats are now gone.

There was a signal box on the platform north of the station building. This opened with the line and closed with the opening of Cathcart Power Box in 1961, also controlled by Muirhouse Junction box.

Access is by steps from Albert Road.

To the north west is Queens Park station and to the south is Mount Florida station.



External links

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

Chronology Dates

01/03/1886Cathcart District Railway
Cathcart Junction to Mount Florida opened for passengers. Stations at Pollokshields East, Queens Park, Crosshill, Mount Florida.
01/01/1917Cathcart District Railway
Pollokshields East and Crosshill stations closed for wartime economies.
01/06/1919Cathcart District Railway
Crosshill re-opened.
06/04/1964Glasgow, Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr RailwayArdrossan Railway
Irvine (Byrehill Junction) to Stevenston (Dubbs Junction) closed to passengers. Ardrossan to Kilmarnock service via Crosshill withdrawn.

News items

04/06/2021Vital improvement work to begin on two Glasgow railway bridges [Network Rail]
30/03/2012Great Gardens on the Cathcart Circle [Railscot]


An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways