Glasgow to Helensburgh



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This is a two platform station beneath Glasgow Queen Street High Level. Trains at the high level station can be heard arriving and departing from below.
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Glasgow City and District Railway
One of a series of information posters which has appeared recently on the Queen Street Low level platforms. Inset is a new (?) ^arrow^ logo which ...
Colin McDonald 10/02/2018
Another stage of the refurbishment of Glasgow Queen Street is announced on posters which appeared in mid February 2019 near the Low Level lifts and ...
Colin McDonald 21/02/2019
Westbound 334 heads out of low level Queen Street. ...
Beth Crawford 18/05/2017
The new exit from Queen Street Low Level to the High Level concourse, seen on 25th September 2018.
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Beth Crawford 25/09/2018
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This is a two platform station. The station is almost entirely underground, but is open at the west end. Ticket offices are at ground level with platforms below.
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Glasgow City and District Railway
A Helensburgh train pulls into Charing Cross on 5 August. Being substantially underground with trains coming to stop in the gloom at either end, this ...
David Panton 05/08/2017
It is difficult to photograph an eastbound train at Charing Cross as they all come to a halt at the platform end, furthest into the tunnel. So, just ...
David Panton 01/12/2018
334023 arrives at Charing Cross with the 1339 departure to Dumbarton Central on a driech 22 November 2019. I remember using the original station ...
John McIntyre 22/11/2019
A different view of Charing Cross station, taken in May 2019.
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Alastair McLellan 06/05/2019
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This is a modern two platform station which replaced Partickhill just to the north west.
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Stobcross Railway
320306 seen at Partick station from the city bound platform. ...
Veronica Clibbery 31/10/2018
Even between peaks Partick and Hyndland stations see 15 trains an hour each way making them Scotland’s busiest platforms. An Edinburgh service calls ...
David Panton 12/03/2020
Apologies for the odd viewpoint but it^s the best I could do without trespassing! A reminder to drivers on the western approach to Partick station. ...
David Panton 11/11/2017
A Larkhall service at Patrick on 04/03/2017. ...
David Panton 04/03/2017
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This is an island platform station which was opened in 1960 during the electrification of the North Clyde lines.
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Stobcross Railway
A Balloch to Airdrie service calls at Hyndland on 8 September 2018. Hyndland sees the same trains as Partick which means they are as near to nose to ...
David Panton 08/09/2018
Hyndland Halloween. Spooky! ...
John Yellowlees 23/10/2017
Photographing a train at Hyndland does not need a great deal of patience as, during the day at least, they are pretty much as frequent as they can ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
A Cumbernauld service enters Hyndland on 7 July. With a train to town every 4 minutes local residents are pretty well served. ...
David Panton 07/07/2018
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This is a two platform station.
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Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
A Dalmuir service at Jordanhill on 7 July 2018. Busy Hyndland East Junction is in the background; some trains apparently heading this way will swing ...
David Panton 07/07/2018
An Edinburgh service passes through Jordanhill on 7 July 2018, not quite brought to a stop by the Hyndland East signal.
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David Panton 07/07/2018
A six-car 318 in mixed livery calls at Jordan hill with a Motherwell service on 11/02/2017. ...
David Panton 11/02/2017
318 259 with an eastbound service at Jordanhill on 02 May 2009 ...
David Panton 02/05/2009
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This is a two platform station with the main building on the eastbound platform.
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Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
A through service crawls into Scotstounhill, a signal (nearly) stops fooling people into thinking that this is Dumbarton Central service indicated. ...
David Panton 05/08/2017
​​A half-hourly Cumbernauld to Dumbarton Central EMU calls at Scotstounhill on 13th January 2018. These services alternate with ...
David Panton 15/01/2018
320 312 leaves Scotstounhill on 14 June city bound. ...
Veronica Clibbery 14/06/2008
334 001 with a Dalmuir train at Scotstounhill on 23 February 2008. ...
David Panton 23/02/2008
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This is a relatively modern island platform station dating from 1960, the electrification of the line. The approach to the Yoker Depot starts from this station.
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Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
334s at Garscadden will either be passing through with a service to or from Edinburgh, or will be stopping Springburn to Dumbarton Central workings. ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
A Cumbernauld service calls at Garscadden. It^s bathed in the yellow light of a spring evening, which is strange because it^s an autumn morning. ...
David Panton 17/11/2018
318 268 leaving Garscadden for Dalmuir on 2 May 2009 ...
David Panton 02/05/2009
This plaque at Garscadden station is for ^Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains^ by A.L. Kennedy, winner of the 1991 Saltire Society First Book of ...
Ewan Crawford Collection 19/02/2019
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This is a two platform station. The booking office was at street level on the bridge over the line to the east of the station, on Mill Road. Each platform had a waiting room. No buildings survive.
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Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway
New cycle hoops at Yoker. ...
First ScotRail //2006
A Dumbarton Central to Cumbernauld service pulls into Yoker on 7 July 2018. Why ^via Yoker^ has long been established as the term for this route is ...
David Panton 07/07/2018
Westbound at Yoker. ...
Ewan Crawford //1987
Sunshine on Yoker on 19 April 2008 as 318 256 arrives with a service to Motherwell. ...
David Panton 19/04/2008
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This is a two platform station on an embankment. The main station building is on the eastbound platform and it has a footbridge.
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Clydebank to Dalmuir (North British Railway)
A Dumbarton Central service calls at the onetime Clydebank Central on 24 August 2019. ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
The Whifflet to Motherwell stretch was closed for engineering works on Saturday 24 August 2019 so this eastbound train at Clydebank will terminate at ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
Clydebank on the extension from Clydebank to Dalmuir. ...
Ewan Crawford //1987
A Class 320 from Dalmuir makes its first stop at Clydebank on the morning of Saturday 14th October 2017. Engineering works mean that it will be ...
David Panton 14/10/2017
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This is a five platform station. There are two platforms on the Singer route and to the north two platforms on the Clydebank route and a bay to the north of those, served from the Clydebank direction.
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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Clydebank to Dalmuir (North British Railway)
334032 is the rear set on a service that should have been going to Balloch but had just been terminated at Dalmuir on 7th September 2019. The ...
John McIntyre 08/09/2019
318258 has just left the down siding and is proceeding across the junction to enter Dalmuir station on the Singer line where it formed an eastbound ...
John McIntyre 08/10/2015
An Airdrie service calls at the onetime Dalmuir Park on 19 October 2019. On Platform 1 a terminating service awaits the shunting signal for the ...
David Panton 19/10/2019
The somewhat less than attractive building adorning the platform at Dalmuir, as viewed from a westbound train. ...
Beth Crawford 18/05/2017
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This is a two platform station. An original single storey station building remains on the westbound platform (another example survives at Cardross). The building is extended at the east end. The station is above the village, to the north.
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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
318250 calls at Kilpatrick while working from Cumbernauld to Dumbarton Central on 27 April 2017. ...
John McIntyre 27/04/2017
Kilpatrick looking good with new planters and windows restored for the building^s new use as an office. ...
John Yellowlees 08/01/2019
Ex London Midland unit now 320413 and in ScotRail livery arrives at Kilpatrick with an eastbound service on 27 April 2017. ...
John McIntyre 27/04/2017
A Dumbarton Central to Springburn service calls at Kilpatrick on 19 October 2019, with the eponymous hills in the background. The Down buildings are ...
David Panton 19/10/2019
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This is a two platform station in the south of Bowling at at the north west end of Bowling Harbour.
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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway
320305 and 320417 arrive at Bowling with the 1525 hrs service to Motherwell on 02 June 2019. ...
John McIntyre 02/06/2019
The combined 1010 hrs from Mallaig and the 1211 hrs from Oban pass Bowling on 02 June 2019 heading to Glasgow Queen Street. 156457 was the leading ...
John McIntyre 02/06/2019
334034 passes Bowling at speed on its way east with a service from Helensburgh on 27 April 2013. ...
John McIntyre 27/04/2013
156 449 passes Bowling station with a West Highlands-Glasgow train. Arnott Youngs works to left. ...
Ewan Crawford //1990
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This is an island platform station. The station features street level entry, which formerly had a booking office. The island platform building (similar to those at Dumbarton Central) no longer exists but a waiting shelter is provided.
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Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway
334034, with an Edinburgh to Helensburgh Central service, calls at Dumbarton East on 14th October 2017.
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David Panton 14/10/2017
320321 arrives at Dumbarton East with an eastbound service on 22 November 2011. ...
John McIntyre 22/11/2011
A 334 on an Edinburgh service calls at Dumbarton East on 01/04/2017. ...
David Panton 01/04/2017
Seen across the Dumbarton rooftops, from the ramparts of the Castle, a Class 320 EMU pauses at the East station on its way to Balloch. 3rd August ...
Mark Bartlett 03/08/2017
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This is a three platform station on the Helensburgh, Balloch and West Highland Railway lines.
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Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway
334038 leaves Dumbarton Central heading (non stop) for Helensburgh Central on 17th July 2018.
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Beth Crawford 17/07/2018
MSP Jackie Baillie and Provost William Hendrie prepare to cut a red tape to open the Armed Forces Veterans^ Association Heritage Centre with an ...
Ewan Crawford 27/04/2018
320313 waits in platform 2 at Dumbarton Central as in the distance 318252 returns from Dalreoch ^bang road^ to enter platform 3 during a period of ...
John McIntyre 07/09/2019
Up on the roof; in the background workmen are repairing the roof of the westbound platforms building. ...
Beth Crawford 11/04/2019
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Dalreoch is a two platform station with the junction between the Balloch branch and the Helensburgh line immediately to its west. The station has two car parks and a staffed station building. To the east is the Leven Viaduct and Dumbarton Central.
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Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway
Eastbound 334 train pulls into Dalreoch. ...
Beth Crawford 18/05/2017
334 heads into the setting sun at Dalreoch. ...
Beth Crawford 18/05/2017
334030 calls at Dalreoch with a service to Helensburgh Central on 22 November 2011. ...
John McIntyre 22/11/2011
New high tech bike rack / sculpture at Dalreoch. ...
Beth Crawford 18/05/2017
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This is a two platform station which retains its original Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway single storey station building on the eastbound platform. A similar building survives at Kilpatrick.
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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Helensburgh bound, 334003 crosses the short causeway at Ardoch between Dalreoch and Cardross on 22 November 2011. The River Clyde is on the right and ...
John McIntyre 22/11/2011
Another late running westbound service arrives at Cardross on 7th September 2019. Delays to services had been caused by a unit failure on the Balloch ...
John McIntyre 07/09/2019
334033 departs from Cardross with a service to Edinburgh on 31 May 2014. ...
John McIntyre 31/05/2014
An eastbound Class 320 has just departed from Cardross on 29 May 2010 and is about to pass under the footbridge at the bottom of Peel Street. ...
John McIntyre 29/05/2010
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The name Craigendoran comes from a farm which was located on the shore side of the original alignment.
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Craigendoran Pier Deviation
334033/009 at Craigendoran with a service to Helensburgh Central on 21st October 2017. View looks towards the west. ...
Bill Roberton 21/10/2017
Class C15 4-4-2T no 67460 leaves the pier platform at Craigendoran on 19 May 1959 with the Arrochar push-pull service. The train will shortly reverse ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 19/05/1959
334033/009 at Craigendoran with a service to Helensburgh Central on 21 October. Looking east. ...
Bill Roberton 21/10/2017
With the tree growth, this is definitely the wrong time of year for this photograph. The service from Helensburgh Central arrives and is held back for ...
Ewan Crawford 13/06/2016
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This is a three platform terminus with a glazed roof. (It was four, but one platform^s track is lifted.) There is a circulating area, covered by a glazed barrel ceiling with a small shop. The ticket office is by the main entrance off East Princes Street. At this entry is a two storey building facing the street, with a private lane on its west side. There is also a passageway entrance from the ...

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Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Work continues on station building on East Princes Street. The building to the left is the ^Helensburgh Municipal Buildings^ built in 1878. The ...
Beth Crawford 28/09/2018
334020 at Platform 2, Helensburgh Central with the 11.26 to Edinburgh Waverley on 9th October 2017.
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Bill Roberton 09/10/2017
This plaque was unveiled by Councillor Alistair Watson at Helensburgh Central to mark the opening of a new train depot. His funeral will be held on ...
John Yellowlees 24/09/2003
334004 leaves Helensburgh Central with the 10.56 to Edinburgh on 9th October 2017.
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Bill Roberton 09/10/2017
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