Burnbank

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Greenfield (1878-1902)
Burnbank (1902-1952)

Opened on the Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway.

Description

This was a two platform station south of Blantyre Junction [NBR] and north of Burnbank Junction (Burnbank Signal Box. This had a small station building on the northbound platform and a shelter on the southbound. It was located in a cutting.

Greenfield was the name of the immediate area and nearby collieries, Burnbank being the area slightly further east, but as the Burnbank name was applied to the area the station was renamed.

Tags

Station
04/08/2020



Dates

01/04/1878Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Line opened to passengers. Stations at Uddingston [NB], Bothwell [North British], Greenfield (later re-named as Burnbank), Hamilton Peacock Cross and Hamilton [NBR].
19/07/1888Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Burnbank signal box opened.
05/01/1941Glasgow, Bothwell, Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Burnbank signal box closed.