Hillington West

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Hillington Halt (1940-1952)
Hillington West (1952-)

Station code: HLW National Rail ScotRail
Where: Renfrewshire, Scotland
Opened on the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway.
Open on the Inverclyde Lines.
Open on the Glasgow to Ayr and Stranraer.

Description

This is a two platform station.

The station was built when the railway had four lines, which explains the large distance between the platforms. The line was reduced to two but has now increased to three, the third allowing non stop running.

The station was built to serve the then (1940) new Hillington Industrial Estate.

Tags

Station




Nearby stations
Hillington East
Crookston
King George V Dock Platform
Deanside
Cardonald
Hawkhead [1st]
Mosspark
Hawkhead
Paisley East
Scotstoun East
South Renfrew
Kings Inch
Renfrew Porterfield
Scotstoun West
Sandyford Halt
Hillington Brick Works
Penilee Signal Box
Hillington Timber and Fireproofing Works
Cardonald Engineering Works
Hillington Gas Works Coal Tippler
Ralston Signal Box
Hillington Industrial Estate
Hillington Tube Works
Deanside Transit
Shieldhall Junction
Shieldhall Yard
Ralston Brick Works
Shieldhall Scrap Yard
Crookston Loop
Tourist/other
Ralston House
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Books


An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways