Gorbals railway station


Gorbals railway station

Infobox UK disused station
name = Gorbals
other_name=


caption =
line = Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway
manager = Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
locale = Glasgow
borough = Lanarkshire
platforms = 2
years = 1 September 1877
events = Opened
years1 = 1 June 1928
events1 = Closed

Gorbals railway station was a railway station serving the Gorbals area of Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The station was originally part of the Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway.

History

The station opened on 1 September 1877 as the new terminus for the line when the old terminus, South Side station, would close a month later. Gorbals station closed to passengers permanently on 1 June 1928.

Future

The Crossrail Glasgow scheme is proposing a new station in this area, close to the location of site of Gorbals.

References

*Butt, R.V.J. (1995). "The Directory of Railway Stations", Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford.

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