Garrowhill

Location type

Station


Names and dates

Garrowhill Halt (1936-1970)
Garrowhill (1970-)

Opened on the Glasgow and Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway).

Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Bathgate and Airdrie.


Description

This is a two platform station.

The station was build to serve new housing. Garrowhill was developed to the south of the line in the 1930s. Later Barlanark was developed to the north.

A siding existed to the east of the station when opened. This was the stub of a branch, the Springhill Railway, which served the mines Springhill Colliery Pit No 1 and Hallhill Colliery Pit No 1.


Tags

Station

External links

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