Windmillcroft Quay

Location type

Place

Name and dates

Windmillcroft Quay (1840-1850)

Opened on the Polloc and Govan Railway.

Description

This quay was on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow. The quay was served by an extension of the Polloc and Govan Railway from Eglinton Basin to the Clyde.

Approach the the quay was down was is now West Street.

Also known as Broomielaw Harbour. Line lifted in 1867.

Tags

Sidings quay

External links

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


Dates

  /  /1842Polloc and Govan Railway
Rutherglen to Windmillcroft Quay opened to goods. (Opened to passengers at unknown date.)
14/03/1867Polloc and Govan Railway
Line along West Street to Windmillcroft Quay lifted for a length of 35 chains. Stub of line is left at southern end from West Street Junction serving the Tradeston Destructor

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

An Illustrated History of Glasgow's Railways

Caledonian Railway

Glasgow Stations