Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)

Introduction

This railway is closed. It ran from Ibrox on the Govan Branch and provided railway sidings at the Princes Dock. A connection ran from the Princes Dock to General Terminus. The line was owned jointly by the Caledonian Railway, Glasgow and South Western Railway and the North British Railway. Near the junction with the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway were excursion platforms used for football traffic to Ibrox Stadium.





Dates

  /  /1883Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Cessnock Dock and Railway authorised.
  /  /1891Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Plans of 1883 for the Cessnock Dock and Railway abandoned and new Princes Dock Railway authorised.
  /  /1892Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
North British Railway granted running powers over the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway between Shields Junction No 1 and Cessnock Dock Branch Junction at Ibrox station.
  /  /1894Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Extension of time for completion.
  /  /1897Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Extension of time to complete line granted.
  /  /1899Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Princes Dock Joint Railway, formerly promoted as Cessnock Dock Railway), vested by the Caledonian Railway, Glasgow and South Western Railway and North British Railway. Committee to manage line appointed.
  /  /1902Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Further time to complete line granted, up to 1904.
17/08/1903Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Joint line owned by the Caledonian Railway, Glasgow and South Western Railway and North British Railway opened.
  /  /1970Govan Branch (Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway) Princes Dock Joint Railway (Caledonian Railway, North British Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Track lifted.