Houston [Lothian] (1849-1865)
Opened on the Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Bathgate and Airdrie.
Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.
This is a two platform station with a car park alongside each platform. Uphall itself is to the north and the station is in the village of Uphall Station, which developed after the station opened.
The station was, at one time, very much at the crossroads of shale oil works lines.
The original station was on the same site. The goods yard was east of the station, on the south side.
It was described in the Ordnance Survey Name Book
A small but neat Stone building, two stories high & slated. It has a small booking office and one small waiting room. It is situated on the Bathgate Branch of the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway. It serves as a Station for Uphall & Midcalder. The Station Master Mr. Borthwick.
Other railway and industry locations
Camps Junction [NB]
Middleton Hall Sidings
Roman Camp Oilworks
Pumpherston Oil Works
Albyn Oil Works
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|