Glasgow Queen Street High Level

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Glasgow Queen Street High Level (1842-)

Opened on the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.

Open on the West Highland Line.
Open on the Glasgow to Perth.
Open on the Glasgow to Anniesland via Maryhill.


Description

This is a terminus with seven platforms to the north of George Square in Glasgow.

The station is terminus for services to Oban, Fort William, Mallaig,
Anniesland, Stirling, Dunblane, Perth, Inverness, Dundee,
Aberdeen and Edinburgh Waverley.

Below the station is Glasgow Queen Street Low Level.

Local

The Buchanan Galleries shopping centre is to the north of the station, overshadowing the entry to the Cowlairs Tunnel.

The North British Hotel was to the east of the station. It became a British Transport Hotel and was sold in 1984. It is now the Millenium Hotel Glasgow .

Glasgow City Council - George Square Webcam


Tags

Station terminus





Dates

28/08/1863Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
Line opened as a single track. Stations at; Bearsden, Milngavie. The line ran from Milngavie to Milngavie Junction (later renamed Westerton Junction) with trains continuing to Glasgow Queen Street High Level until the Glasgow City and District Railway opened after which trains started to serve Glasgow Queen Street Low Level.