Law Colliery Branch (Caledonian Railway)

Introduction

Also known as the Shawfield Branch. The short branch ran south west from Law Junction to serve the Law Collieries.



Dates

  /  /1866Law Colliery Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Shawfield Branch to Law Collieries opened.
04/11/1867Law Colliery Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Opened to minerals.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was a four platform station which opened with the Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway) of 1880 which met the Caledonian Railway of 1848 here. The station had a more or less east-west alignment. At this station trains from Glasgow were met by trains from the north coming via the deviation and could be joined to continue the journey south.
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See also
Caledonian Railway
Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway)
DRS 88007 nears Law Junction with the Daventry - Mossend Tesco train. ...
Bill Roberton 25/09/2018
A TransPennine Class 350 speeds away from Law Junction on a Glasgow Central - Manchester Airport service on 25th September 2018. ...
Bill Roberton 25/09/2018
Southbound Voyager at Law Junction in March 2006. The former loading bank still stands on the left - see 7430. ...
John Furnevel 10/03/2006
View south from Station Road bridge, Law, Lanarkshire, on 23 September 2013. The 1200 Glasgow Central - London Euston Pendolino speeds south past the ...
John Furnevel 23/09/2013
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