Bridge Street

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Bridge Street

Opened on the Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway).
Opened on the Glasgow Central Station Extension (Caledonian Railway).




Dates

14/07/1840Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Temporary Bridge Street terminus station, Glasgow, opened.
12/08/1840Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Alternative date for the opening of the Glasgow terminus at Bridge Street.
06/04/1841Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Bridge Street station, on the south side of the River Clyde, opened. It served the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway.
  /  /1843Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Glasgow Bridge Street to Kilmarnock [1st] opened throughout.
12/08/1843Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Glasgow Bridge Street to Ayr [1st] opened throughout.
01/09/1869Greenock and Ayrshire Railway
Line opened. The Glasgow and South Western Railway run services from Glasgow Bridge Street to Greenock Princes Pier (at Greenock Albert Harbour) via Kilmacolm.
12/12/1870City of Glasgow Union Railway
Opened between Pollok Junction (on the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway) and the new temporary four platform terminus at Dunlop Street (replaced by Glasgow St Enoch). Glasgow and South Western Railway main line services start to use the new station, local services continue to use Bridge Street. Stations opened at Shields Road [CGU] (interchange with Pollokshields) and Dunlop Street.
  /  /1875Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Authorisation to expand and alter the existing Bridge Street station, largely in connection with the opening of Glasgow Central. Original proposed route of Gordon Street Lines abandoned.
01/10/1878Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Original bridge across the Clyde from Bridge Street to Glasgow Central completed, Clyde Viaduct [Glasgow Central] [1st].
14/10/1878Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Connection at Bridge Street opened - related to the opening of Glasgow Central.
01/07/1879Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Glasgow Clyde Place (by Bridge Street) opened.
12/07/1879Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
New portions of Bridge Street opened, in connection with the opening of Glasgow Central.
  /  /1887Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Authorisation to widen the line between Clyde Place (Bridge Street) and Eglinton Street.
21/11/1889Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Glasgow Clyde Place (by Bridge Street) closed.
  /  /1890Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Bridge Street station expanded.
07/07/1890Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Quadrupling of line from Bridge Street to Eglinton Street Junction.
07/07/1890Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Widened Clyde Place (Bridge Street) to Eglinton Street opened.
  /  /1892Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
All of Bridge Street station vested in the Caledonian Railway.
01/02/1892Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
The Caledonian Railway takes over Bridge Street station completely, paying the Glasgow and South Western Railway £129,251 for its share.
01/08/1892Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Bridge Street station fully taken over by the Caledonian Railway.
  /  /1899Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Authorisation of the enlargement of Glasgow Central and widening of the lines south to Bridge Street along with a new Clyde Viaduct [Glasgow Central].
01/05/1905Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
Bridge Street closed by Caledonian Railway.