Eglinton Street Shed

Dates

22/11/1877Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Approval for locomotive shed, Eglinton Street Shed, at Eglinton Street.
  /  /1878Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed, a four road brick locomotive shed with 42ft turntable, opened to reduce light engine movements to Polmadie Shed via the congested Bridge Street Junction to Gushetfaulds section. The new shed was a sub-shed of Polmadie. Opened in anticipation of Glasgow Central.
18/11/1884Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed converted for carriages.
  /  /1902Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed sidings and turntable used for engines again.
  /10/1914Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed gains new pits.
  /  /1915Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed turntable replaced with 51ft.
  /04/1920Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed coaling depot improved.
04/05/1920Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed rented out to West of Scotland Aviation Co.
  /  /1959Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Eglinton Street Shed sidings, turntable and coaling facility falls out of use due to introduction of DMUs, which are serviced at Cook Street, Smithy Lye Carriage Sidings.