Merkland Street [Subway]

Location type


Name and dates

Merkland Street [Subway] (1896-1977)

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

Opened on the Glasgow District Subway.


This was an underground station. The east end is directly below the embankment of Partick station which is above at street level.

The street entrance was located on Merkland Street. Partickhill station was to the north across Dumbarton Road.

The station had an island platform.

The station closed in 1977 and was replaced by Partick [Subway] which is to its immediate east. This is part of a combined station with Partick and Partick Subway] which share facilities, and a bus station to the immediate east.

Known as Partick West [Subway] before opening.


Station subway station


Partick West [Subway]

External links

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

News items

31/07/2022The story of the only Glasgow Subway station to close, Merkland Street [GlasgowLive]


Circles Under the Clyde - A History of the Glasgow Underground
Glasgow Underground
Glasgow Underground: The Glasgow District Subway