- Westerton railway station
Infobox UK station
name = Westerton
code = WES
pte = SPT
platforms = 2
usage0405 = 0.533
years = 1913
events = Opened
Westerton railway station is a
railway stationthat serves the Westerton district in the town of Bearsdennear Glasgow, Scotland.
The station is served by
First ScotRailas part of the SPT network. It is located on the Argyle Line8 km (5 miles) weat of Glasgow Centraland the North Clyde Line7 km (4¼ miles) west of Glasgow Queen Street. Also overnight Caledonian Sleeperservices call at this station.
The station is near to the
Forth and Clyde Canaland the boundary between East Dunbartonshireand the city of Glasgow.
signal box, which was situated in the vee of the junction immediately to the west of the station, opened in 1900 as "Milngavie Junction". Renamed "Westerton" on 10 May 1959, the box was provided with a new frame of 20 levers and took over control of Knightswood North Junction (about a quarter mile east of the station). Colour light signals replaced the semaphores.
Westerton signal box closed on
21 October 1990under a subsequent resignalling scheme that saw control of the whole North Clyde Line transferred to Yoker Signalling Centre.
Monday to Saturday daytimes eight trains per hour go westbound. Four towards Glasgow Queen Street and beyond (Airdrie) on the North Clyde Line and four towards Glasgow Central and beyond (Motherwell) on the Argyle Line. Westboound trains head towards Milngavie, Dalmuir and Balloch.
Evenings and Sundays a there are regular trains towards Glasgow eastbound and Milngavie, Balloch or Helensburgh westbound
Westerton is also served by the overnight
First ScotRailSleeper service to and from Fort William and London Euston(Sundays-Fridays only).
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