West Street

Location type

Station


Name and dates

West Street (1840-1840)

Opened on the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway.


Description

This was the temporary terminus of the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway in Glasgow, used while the line was in preparation to the permanent terminus at Bridge Street. The extension to that station was elevated on arches. The extension opened to a temporary version of Bridge Street in 1840.

It was bounded by West Street to the east (a north-south running street), the Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal to the south and land to the south of Scotland Street (east-west running) to the north.

A number of railway locations were associated with West Street.

West Street carried the Windmillcroft Quay extension of the Polloc and Govan Railway.

West Street Goods was on the Polloc and Govan Railway.

West Street Mineral Depot was on the General Terminus and Glasgow Harbour Railway.

West Street Junction [GSWR] was on the City of Glasgow Union Railway.

West Street Junction [CR] was between the Polloc and Govan Railway and the later General Terminus and Glasgow Harbour Railway.

West Street [Subway] is on the Glasgow Subway (Glasgow District Subway).

The Scotland Street Engine Works opened to north in 1840.

06/07/2018

Tags

Station terminus

External links

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