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Drumgelloch (2010-)

Station code: DRU National Rail ScotRail
Where: North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Opened on the New Monkland Line (Monkland Railways).
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Bathgate and Airdrie.


This is a two platform station.

It replaced Drumgelloch [1st] which was a terminus for services via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The older station was to the west.

This new station opened with the re-opening of the Airdrie to Bathgate railway.



Chronology Dates

17/08/2002Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Low speed collision between stalled car and Drumgelloch-Helensburgh Central train at Ardmore Level Crossing.
12/12/2010New Monkland Line (Monkland Railways) Boghead to Cowdenhead Branch (Monkland Railways) Torbanehill and Bathgate Branch (Monkland Railways)
Opened between Airdrie and Bathgate. Stations at Drumgelloch, Caldercruix (delayed opening until 13 February), Blackridge, Armadale.

News items

12/04/2023Independent coffee shop brewing up a storm at third Lanarkshire train station [Daily Record]
05/07/2022Lanarkshire walks: Follow in the footsteps of the industrial trailblazers in Coatbridge [Herald Scotland]
06/08/2021Overnight tree cutting on railway line between Shettleston and Drumgelloch [Network Rail]
23/12/2020Switch-on for Monklands' new electric vehicle chargers [Daily Record]
19/11/2011Neil calls on Transport Minister to deliver new railway station for Plains [STV]
14/04/2010New and improved stations at Airdrie and Drumgelloch [Network Rail]
23/09/2008Network Rail awards Airdrie-Bathgate contract [Network Rail Article]
30/12/2002Last Blue Train (Photographs) [Railscot]


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