Abington is a village in the Scottish council region of South Lanarkshire, close to the M74 motorway, marking the point where it changes name to the A74(M), following the upgrade of the former A74 road. The West Coast Main Line between Glasgow and London also emerges from the Clyde Valley at this point and begins its ascent up Beattock Summit, alongside the motorway. Abington was at one time served by a station on the railway, but this was closed as a result of the Beeching cuts of the 1960s.
Abington Main Street
Clyde Bridges near Abington
|Population||200  (2011 Census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
The village gives its name to the Abington services, which lies about 1 mile (1.6 km) north and which is served by Stagecoach service X74 (Dumfries-Glasgow).
This also marks the point where the A702 road meets the A74(M)/M74.
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