Penilee Signal Box

Location type

Place

Name and dates

Penilee Signal Box (1877-1931)

Description

This box opened north of the railway between Cardonald and Paisley Gilmour Street. The location is now Hillington West station (the station is just a little to the east).

A brick works was on the south side of the line, with a siding making a trailing connection.

The box closed in 1931, having burned down in 1930.

Hillington Halt (later Hillington West) opened in 1940.

Tags

Signal box brick works

Nearby stations
Hillington West
Hillington East
Crookston
Deanside
King George V Dock Platform
Cardonald
Hawkhead [1st]
Hawkhead
Mosspark
Paisley East
South Renfrew
Renfrew Porterfield
Scotstoun East
Kings Inch
Sandyford Halt
Hillington Timber and Fireproofing Works
Hillington Brick Works
Cardonald Engineering Works
Hillington Gas Works Coal Tippler
Ralston Signal Box
Hillington Industrial Estate
Hillington Tube Works
Deanside Transit
Shieldhall Junction
Shieldhall Yard
Ralston Brick Works
Shieldhall Scrap Yard
Hawkhead War Department Siding
Arkleston Tunnel
Tourist/other
Ralston House
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dates

09/09/1880Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Accident at Penilee Signal Box.