Location type


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.


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 .



External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67

Chronology 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.
24/05/1998Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Lambhill renamed Gilshochill.

News items

21/02/2022Construction phase complete on Stockingfield Bridge across Forth & Clyde Canal [STV]
12/12/2021Fury over 'watered down' Glasgow railway electrification plans in Maryhill [Glasgow Times]
04/04/2017Glasgow landslip causes week-long rail disruption [BBC News]


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