Gilshochill

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Lambhill (1993-1995)
Gilshochill (1995-)

Where: Glasgow City, Scotland
Opened on the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway.
Open on the Glasgow to Anniesland via Maryhill.

Description

This is a minimal modern two platform station located in a deep cutting east of the Lochburn Road road bridge over the line. It opened with the re-opening of the Maryhill line to local passenger trains in 1993. Prior to that the line was only served by non stop West Highland Line trains.

The station is west of Lochburn station, serving a similar area and east of Summerston station, another new station.

The line between Glasgow Queen Street High Level and Anniesland is supported and promoted by the Glasgow North Community Rail Partnership .

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
09/05/2018



Dates

  /  /1980Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway
Bridge over Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway in Lambhill removed.
02/12/1993Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Glasgow Queen Street High Level to Maryhill re-opened for local passenger service (Stations at; Maryhill, Lambhill, Summerston, Possilpark, Ashfield), trains continue to Knightswood West Junction to swap tracks.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways

Glasgow Railway Memories

Glasgow Stations

Glasgow's Last Days of Steam

Rails Around Glasgow

The Railways of Glasgow: Post-Beeching

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)