Germiston Junction High

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Germiston Junction High (1884-1962)

Opened on the Blochairn Steel Works Branch (Caledonian Railway).
Opened on the Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway.

Description

This was the junction between the Milton Junction to St Rollox [1st] (the original terminus) line and The Switchback line south to Rutherglen. This curve closed in 1962.

This junction shared a box, 'Germiston Junction', with Germiston Junction Low, immediately alongside to the north. The High junction was operated by the 'Goods Frame'. The box closed in 1966.

Tags

Junction two frame box


Dates

26/11/1884Blochairn Steel Works Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Line opened from between Germiston Junction High and Blochairn Steel Works.
  /  /1899Provan Gas Works
Agreement made between the Caledonian Railway and Glasgow Corporation for access to Provan Gas Works. (Connections from Germiston Junction High, incoming, and Blackhill Junction, outgoing.)