Opened on the Wishaw and Coltness Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts.
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.
Other railway and industry locations
Carfin Chemical Works
Carfin Boiler Works
Carfin Brick Works
Lanarkshire Bridge Works
Carfin Colliery Pit No 3
Thankerton No 6 Colliery
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)
Old Newmains and the Villages Around Wishaw
Wishaw 1896: Lanarkshire Sheet 18.03 (Old O.S. Maps of Lanarkshire)