Auchlochan Platform railway station

Auchlochan Platform railway station served Auchlochan, a village in the county of South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It was served by local trains on the Coalburn Branch south of Glasgow.

Auchlochan
General information
LocationAuchlochan, South Lanarkshire
Scotland
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCaledonian Railway
Pre-groupingCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
1907Station opens
4 October 1965Station closes

HistoryEdit

Opened by the Caledonian Railway it became part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. Passing on to the Scottish Region of British Railways during the nationalisation of 1948. It was then closed by the British Railways Board.

The site todayEdit

The platform has been removed but the alignment of the line and a level crossing gate show its location.

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (October 1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. OL 11956311M.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • Site of station on navigable O.S. map On line near colliery at centre of map
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Alton Heights Junction   Caledonian Railway
Coalburn Branch
  Coalburn

Coordinates: 55°36′00″N 3°52′41″W / 55.60012°N 3.87802°W / 55.60012; -3.87802