Pollokshaws East

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Pollokshaws East (1894-)

Opened on the Cathcart District Railway.

Open on the Cathcart Circle.
Open on the Newton Line.


Description

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.

06/08/2019

Tags

Station

External links

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