Pollokshaws West

Location type


Names and dates

Pollokshaws (1848-1952)
Pollokshaws West (1952-)

Opened on the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway.

Open on the G and SW Main Line.
Open on the East Kilbride Line.


This is a two platform station with original station buildings on both platforms. It is now the oldest station in the Glasgow area.

The building on the southbound platform presents a two storey front to Pollokshaws Road and single storey to the platform.

Although Pollok Park to the west has not been developed, the area to the east of the line was developed as housing.

To the north, the line passes over the White Cart Water which separates it from the former Pollokshaws West Goods.

The next station to the north is Crossmyloof and to the south, beyond Busby Junction, Kennishead. On the East Kilbride line the next station is Thornliebank.

The line between Glasgow Central and Barrhead is supported and promoted by the South West Glasgow Community Rail Partnership .




External links

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