Jordanhill

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Jordanhill (1887-)

Station code: JOR National Rail ScotRail
Where: Glasgow City, Scotland
Opened on the Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway.
Open on the Glasgow to Helensburgh.

Description

This is a two platform station.

To the immediate west is Hyndland West Junction and to the east Hyndland East Junction. These are two junction of a triangular junction of lines heading north to Anniesland station. The was double track but has since been singled.

The station was originally a single platform on a single track line, the present westbound platform. The line was doubled in 1897 when the railway was extended through Clydebank Central to Dalmuir. At the same time the west to north curve opened. The station had two North British Railway style station buildings.

The goods yard was within the triangle of line here, approached from the north.

To the south was the alignment of the Whiteinch Railway.

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
03/08/2020




Dates

01/08/1887Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
Jordanhill station opened.
01/01/1897Whiteinch Railway
Line opened to passengers. New Whiteinch Victoria Park station opened. New connection put in to the west of Jordanhill station and west to north spur opened.
02/04/1951Whiteinch Railway
Whiteinch Victoria Park to Jordanhill closed to passengers.
06/02/1967Whiteinch Railway
Whiteinch Victoria Park to Jordanhill closed to freight. The line was used for construction trains during the Glasgow North Bank Electrification Scheme.