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Opened on the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway.

Chronology Dates

08/07/1828Ballochney Railway
Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
A passenger service from Airdrie to Glasgow advertised (before opening, or when partly opened?). A horse drawn spring-less coach ran over the Ballochney Railway from Airdrie Leaend to Kipps, the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway from Kipps to Kirkintilloch Basin and, after connecting with track boats on the Forth and Clyde Canal, passengers reached Glasgow.
31/08/1840Slamannan Railway Ballochney Railway Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway
Passenger service from Edinburgh to Glasgow introduced by the Slamannan Railway. A trackboat along the Union Canal from Edinburgh to Causewayend Basin was followed by a train from Causewayend [SR] to Arbuckle along the Slamannan Railway. Running powers were then used from Arbuckle to Kipps via the Ballochney Railway, from Kipps to Gartsherrie [GGR] via the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway and Gartsherrie to Glasgow Townhead over the Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway. (Alternative date 05 August.)
  /  /1881Waverley Iron Works
Opened on Colonel Buchanan's lands at Kipps.


The Monkland & Kirkintilloch and associated railways