Holytown

Location type

Station


Names and dates

Carfin (1834-1882)
Holytown (1882-)

Opened on the Wishaw and Coltness Railway.

Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts.


Description

This is a two platform station.

At its height this was a four platform station - two through platforms and a bay at either end - a bay on the south side at the west end of the westbound platform and a bay on the north side at the east end of the eastbound platform.

The platforms were canopied. There were no goods facilities.

Holytown Pit No 8 was to the west, south of the line and Holytown Pit No 5 was to the east, north side of the line. Holytown Junction was to the east.


Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map