Glasgow to Lanark



Locations along the line

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This is the busiest station in Scotland. It was established by the Caledonian Railway in 1879 and was hugely expanded in 1901-5.
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Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
Glasgow Central Station Extension (Caledonian Railway)
A Voyager heads south out of Glasgow Central. ...
Veronica Clibbery 06/09/2017
A CrossCountry train at Glasgow Central. ...
Veronica Clibbery 16/09/2019
Glasgow Central Station lit-up blue to show solidarity with key workers and front-line NHS staff all across the country.
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Network Rail 16/04/2020
Part of a First World War exhibition at Glasgow Central. ...
John Yellowlees 19/01/2017
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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.
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Polloc and Govan Railway
Clydesdale Junction Railway
A Lanark service enters Cambuslang on 26 February 2020. ...
David Panton 26/02/2020
A Dalmuir service approaches Cambuslang on 24 August 2019. ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
318254, working a Dalmuir bound service, calls at Cambuslang on 2nd September 2017.
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David Panton 02/09/2017
A Glasgow Central to Lanark service at Cambuslang on 20 June 2018. ...
David Panton 20/06/2018
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This is a two platform station. The red sandstone station building on the Glasgow bound platform remains standing. The goods yard was on the other side of Glasgow Road, north of the line and approached from the east. The original station, Uddingston [1st], was on this side of the road. Just to the east is Uddingston Junction.
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Clydesdale Junction Railway
A Manchester Airport (probably) TPE service speeds through Uddingston on 24 August 2019. ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
An Edinburgh to Glasgow Central stopping service pulls in Uddingston on 24 August 2019. ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
A Lanark service calls at Uddingston on 24 August 2019. Uddingston is the home of the Tunnock's factory. Their products are popular surely only for ...
David Panton 24/08/2019
Royal Scot 46115 Scots Guardsman runs through Uddingston station on 9 April 2009 with the 'Great Britain II' railtour. ...
Ian Millar 09/04/2009
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This is a two platform station. The station is elevated above street level and has a footbridge.
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Uddingston Junction to Fullwood Junction (Caledonian Railway)
A Glasgow Central to Edinburgh stopping service calls at Bellshill on 2
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David Panton 02/09/2017
318 254 westbound from Bellshill on 9 June 2009. ...
John Steven 09/06/2009
A Glasgow Central service calls at Bellshill on 25 August 2018. Unusually, there seems to be more custom on the Edinburgh-bound platform. ...
David Panton 25/08/2018
A train for Lanark about to pick up a solitary passenger at Bellshill on 13 February 2006. ...
John Furnevel 13/02/2006
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This is a four platform station. The station is at the junction of the Glasgow Central to London Euston main line and the Hamilton Circle line to Hamilton Central. There are carriage sidings on the west side of the station, next to the northbound platform of the Hamilton Circle lines.
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Clydesdale Junction Railway
A service for Dalmuir via Hamilton pulls into Motherwell on 25 October 2018. To avoid confusion these services are publicised as terminating at ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
A change of driver for this Edinburgh to Ayr service at Motherwell on 11 December 2019. A predecessor might have been clutching an enamel tea can ...
David Panton 11/12/2019
A Glasgow Central to Lanark service calls at Motherwell on 25 October 2018 ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
Large Welcome sign on Motherwell's platform 3 on a dreary day. ...
Gordon Steel 31/10/2016
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This is a minimal modern two platform station. The platforms are linked by a footbridge which predates the station. To the east is Shieldmuir Junction where the connection to Wishaw station leaves the line through Motherwell and the west end of the Shieldmuir Mail Centre loop connects to the main line.
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Wishaw and Coltness Railway
37423, and a classmate, take three flasks through Shieldmuir on 26th October 2012. ...
Jim Prentice 26/10/2012
A 6-car 334 set pulls into Shieldmuir with the hourly Lanark direct service on 29 April. A new housing development is now underway on land off to the ...
David Panton 29/04/2009
Class 90 on test run at what was to become Shieldmuir station. ...
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A Lanark - Dalmuir train, formed by unit 318266, pulls into Shieldmuir station on 22 March 2006. ...
John Furnevel 22/03/2006
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This is a two platform station. There is a car park to the north and a modern station building on the northbound platform.
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Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway)
Wishaw (Central) looking towards Ravenscraig. ...
Ewan Crawford //1988
A Glasgow Central to Lanark service pulls into Wishaw on 25 October 2018. This station, on a line of its own, also has an unhurried link to Edinburgh. ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
Wishaw station buildings, photographed on 21st August 2018.
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Alastair McLellan 21/08/2018
A Glasgow Central to Lanark service approaching Wishaw on 21st August 2018.
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Alastair McLellan 21/08/2018
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This is a two platform station station with two excellent survivors; a fine goods shed (no longer in railway use) and a distinctive station building. It is in the west of Carluke.
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Caledonian Railway
320311 calls at Carluke whilst working a Glasgow to Lanark service on the morning of 29 May 2017. ...
John McIntyre 29/05/2017
A Lanark to Glasgow Central service approaches Carluke on 25 October 2018. ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
A Glasgow Central to Lanark service calls at its penultimate stop on 25 October 2018. It is formed of a Class 320 leading with a Class 318 behind. ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
Class 320s at Carluke on 29 May 2017. On the left a Glasgow bound service arrives while on the right a Lanark bound service waits to depart. ...
John McIntyre 29/05/2017
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This is the terminus of a a short branch. The station has two platforms and two station buildings. The larger of the buildings is sandstone and of two storeys, presenting one storey to the platform with a small canopy, it dates from 1867 and is 'B' listed. The second building is timber and has a glazed canopy. This building is similar to other Caledonian Railway buildings built around 1900.
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Lanark Branch (Caledonian Railway)
The driver of 320416 looks back as the doors are closed on the 1151 hrs service from Lanark to Glasgow Central on 29 May 2017. ...
John McIntyre 29/05/2017
320314, waiting to depart from Lanark with a service to Glasgow as it approached midday on 29 May 2017. ...
John McIntyre 29/05/2017
Display panels at Lanark station in February 2018.
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John Yellowlees 21/02/2018
The driver has changed to headlights but not yet altered the EMU destination blind to Glasgow Central on 25th October 2018. Lanark station is well ...
David Panton 25/10/2018
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