Stobcross Junction

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Name and dates

Stobcross Junction

Opened on the Glasgow City and District Railway.
Opened on the Stobcross Railway.


This was the junction between the approach to the northern half of Stobcross Goods [NBR] (one of the terminii of the Stobcross Railway) and the line to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level (Glasgow City and District Railway).

The lines just west of the junction were quadruple. The northern two lines were the main lines (running east to Queen Street and the goods yard) and the southern two served the goods yard.

The signal box here closed in 1935, taken over by a new Kelvinhaugh Junction box, to the west.

The junction closed with the closure of Stobcross Goods [NBR].



Chronology Dates

14/08/1960Glasgow Central Railway
Kelvin Bridge (excluded) to Stobcross Junction (excluded) closed to freight. Kelvinbridge signal box closed. Maryhill Central Junction to Kelvin Bridge remains open as a branch. The portion line from Kirklee Junction to Kelvin Bridge is singled and worked by one-engine-in-steam.


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways