Westerton

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Westerton (1913-)

Station code: WES National Rail ScotRail
Where: East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Opened on the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway.

Description

This is a two platform station, the junction between the Helensburgh line and the Milngavie line is immediately to the west.

The station dates from 1913, associated with the development of Westerton Garden Suburb which was to the north.

Tags

Station




Dates

01/09/1913Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayGlasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Westerton station opened at the junction of the Milngavie line with the Singer line. Westerton Garden Suburb was being established in what was previously farmland to the north of the line.
  /07/1989Yoker Re-signaling Scheme
Re-signaling complete. Boxes at Helensburgh Central, Craigendoran, Dumbarton Central, Dalmuir Park, Singer, Milngavie, Westerton, Hyndland, Clydebank Dock, High Street East Junction, Bellgrove, Parkhead, Shettleston, Heatheryknowe Junction, Sunnyside Junction, Airdrie replaced by the new Yoker Signalling Centre.

Books


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

Glasgow Railway Memories

Glasgow Stations

Glasgow's Last Days of Steam

Rails Around Glasgow

The Railways of Glasgow: Post-Beeching

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)