Airdrie Hallcraig Street

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Airdrie Hallcraig Street (1844-1870)

Opened on the Hallcraig Street Branch (Ballochney Railway).

Description

This was a terminus to the north of Airdrie on a short branch from the Ballochney Railway. It was the first proper station to serve Airdrie and had a fine building.

Following closure it became a goods station only, Airdrie North Goods which closed in 1964.

The branch serving the station started from Commondyke station. It also served a number of collieries, and iron works and gas works. There was a short tunnel under Chapel Street. The station was approached from the north.

Nothing remains of the station today.

Tags

Station terminus

Aliases

Airdrie North Airdrie North Goods

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map

Dates

26/12/1844Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Service between new Kirkintilloch station and Airdrie Hallcraig Street commences.
26/12/1844Ballochney Railway
Airdrie Hallcraig Street station opened (later known as Airdrie North Goods).
01/05/1930Monkland and Kirkintilloch RailwayBallochney Railway Slamannan Railway Slamannan and Borrowstounness Railway
Coatbridge (Greenside Junction) (excluded) to Manuel Low Level (excluded) closed to passengers. Commonhead, Rawyards, Airdrie Hallcraig Street, Whiterigg stations on the Ballochney Railway closed. Longriggend, Slamannan, Avonbridge, Blackston Junction, Bowhouse, Causewayend [MR] [2nd] closed.
06/07/1964Ballochney Railway
Closed between Kipps Junction, Kipps Junction Incline Foot, Commonhead and Airdrie Hallcraig Street (then named Airdrie North Goods).