Pollokshaws East

Location type


Name and dates

Pollokshaws East (1894-)

Station code: PWE National Rail ScotRail
Where: Glasgow City, Scotland
Opened on the Cathcart District Railway.
Open on the Cathcart Circle.
Open on the Newton Line.


This is an island platform station. The station is built on a bridge over the White Cart Water.

The original station building has not survived being demolished in the late 1980s.

There is an entry from Kilmarnock Road.

The next station to the north is Shawlands and to the south Langside.

Pollokshaws East Goods to the south, was on the east side of the line and served from the south. The station^s signal box was on the west side of the line opposite the goods yard. It opened with the line and closed in 1961 when replaced by Cathcart Power Box and Muirhouse Power Box.

The goods yard site is now flats and a car park.



External links

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


02/04/1894Cathcart District Railway
Extension line opened from Cathcart (New) to Muirhouse Junction for passengers and goods. Stations opened at Langside, Pollokshaws East, Shawlands, Maxwell Park and Pollokshields West.