Ibrox

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Bellahouston [1st] (1843-1845)
Ibrox (1871-1967)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway.

Description

This was a four platform station. Two platforms on the main line and two on the line curving north to Govan Ibrox [Govan Platforms]. The two lines met at Ibrox Junction, immediately to the east.

Ibrox station opened on the main line on the site of Bellahouston [1st].

No platforms remain intact.

Local

Ibrox House was just to the north of the station.

Ibrox Stadium is located nearby.

Tags

Station junction

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
07/07/2018



Dates

06/11/1843Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Bellahouston [1st] station opened. (At Ibrox).
01/05/1868Govan Branch (Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway)
Govan branch opened to goods from triangular junction at Ibrox.
01/03/1871Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Ibrox station opened on site of former Bellahouston [1st] station.
  /  /1892Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
North British Railway granted running powers over the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway between Shields Junction No 1 and Cessnock Dock Branch Junction at Ibrox station.
06/02/1967Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Ibrox closed.

Books


An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways