Cambuslang

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Cambuslang (1849-)

Station code: CBL National Rail ScotRail
Where: South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Opened on the Clydesdale Junction Railway.
Open on the Edinburgh to Glasgow via Shotts.
Open on the Glasgow to Larkhall.
Open on the Glasgow to Lanark.
Open on the Hamilton Circle.

Description

This is a two platform station. Main Street is to the north, crossing over the line at the west end of the station. There were station buildings with glazed canopies, now gone. There was a signal box on the westbound platform until 1931.

Cambuslang Goods was further west.

Tags

Station




Dates

01/06/1849Clydesdale Junction Railway
Line opened between Rutherglen [1st] and Motherwell [1st]. The Caledonian Railway begins running trains from the Glasgow terminus South Side [CR] station. Station opened to goods, passengers and minerals. This station opened on a short branch from the former Polloc and Govan Railway at Gushetfaulds. The terminus was immediately alongside the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway terminus. Stations opened at South Side [CR], Rutherglen [1st], Cambuslang, Uddingston [1st].
  /  /1880Clydesdale Junction Railway
Power to widen the line between Rutherglen Junction and Cambuslang granted to the Caledonian Railway. An additional line, northbound slow, would be added.