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.)