Stepps

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Stepps (1989-)

Station code: SPS National Rail ScotRail
Where: North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Opened on the Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway.
Open on the Glasgow to Cumbernauld via Duke Street.

Description

This is a two platform station.

The station is located at the point where the Steps Road Carriage Shed sidings formerly met the line. This shed was to the north of the line, approached from the east. It is also where the branch to the Comedie Screens met the line from the south, also approached from the east.

To the east of the station was formerly the Cardowan Colliery.

The original Stepps [1st] station was further west and closed in 1962.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map




Dates

  /  /1870Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway
Villas start being built at Stepps.
  /  /1930Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway
Cardowan Colliery opened by line at Stepps.