Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.Opened on the Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway).
This was an island platform station elevated above street level and crossing over Whifflet Lower (to the west) and Whifflet [NB] (to the east), and Coatbank Street. Much of the station still exists, increasingly overgrown. From the east end the embankment and bridges have been removed.
At some point the platform building was moved east. There were footways down to each platform on lower level and Coatbridge Street - the island platform forming the footbridge.
Rosehall Junction was to the west.
At the east end of the station Whfflet High Level signal box was on the south side of the line east of Coatbank Street. The Victoria Iron and Steel works was to the east (north of line) and opposite the Calder Hot Roll Tube Works was to south, both works being accessed from west.
The line east to Airdrie [CR] was singled in 1948.
The station closed in 1964. The line this to continue to serve the works directly to the east and Imperial Steel Works near Airdrie.
The signal box closed in 1965. The line continued to serve the works until only Imperial remained. The railway closed in 1990.
The east end of the station has been demolished, the portion crossing over Coatbank Street. Going east to Calder the line is overgrown.
Calder Iron Works [Station]
Coatbridge Central [NB]
| Lochrin Iron Works|
Whifflet East Goods
Whifflet North Junction
Coatbank Engine Works
Whifflat Junction [Rosehall Junction]
Coatbridge Tinplate Works
Rosehall Siding Signal Box
Whifflet East Junction
Lochrin Construction Works
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|/ /1881||Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Authorisation for the Airdrie Branch granted - a group of lines called the Lanarkshire Lines. The Airdrie Branch was to run via Whifflet Upper on the Rutherglen and Coatbridge Branch (Caledonian Railway) to Airdrie [CR]. The 'Loop' or 'Lanarkshire Lines' were to run from Airdrie [CR] to Newhouse and beyond, making connection with the existing mineral lines, Salsburgh Branch (Caledonian Railway), near Omoa. Branches to Chapelhall Iron Works, Calderbank Iron Works and Gartness, serving the Gartness Malleable Iron Works, also authorised.
|/ /1882||Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Lock Street Viaduct built over the Monkland Canal to extend the line from Whifflet Upper to Airdrie [CR].
|19/04/1886||Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway) opened for goods from Whifflet Upper to Airdrie [CR].
|01/06/1886||Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Whifflet Upper to Airdrie [CR] opened for passengers. Stations were Whifflet Upper, Calder and Airdrie [CR]. Whifflet Lower opened on Glasgow, Garnkirk and Coatbridge Railway.
|03/05/1943||Airdrie Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Airdrie [CR] to Whifflet Upper closed to passengers
|05/10/1964||Rutherglen and Coatbridge Branch (Caledonian Railway)|
Whifflet Upper to Langloan West Junction closed to passengers.