Jamestown railway station

Jamestown railway station served the village of Jamestown, in the historical county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, from 1856 to 1964 on the Forth and Clyde Junction Railway.

Jamestown
LocationJamestown, Dunbartonshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°59′51″N 4°34′16″W / 55.9974°N 4.5711°W / 55.9974; -4.5711Coordinates: 55°59′51″N 4°34′16″W / 55.9974°N 4.5711°W / 55.9974; -4.5711
Grid referenceNS397812
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyForth and Clyde Junction Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
26 May 1856 (1856-05-26)Opened
1 October 1934Closed to passengers
1964 (1964)Closed to goods

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 26 May 1856 by the Forth and Clyde Junction Railway. To the east were two sidings, near the goods yard, which served Levenbank Print Works. A siding to the south was used to park a goods train. The platforms were eventually extended. A signal box was built in 1892. The station closed to passengers on 1 October 1934.[1] The signal box was downgraded to a ground frame in 1949. The station closed to goods in 1964. The track was lifted in 1966.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 242. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Jamestown". Railscot. Retrieved 17 June 2021.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Balloch Central
Line and station closed
  Forth and Clyde Junction Railway   Caldarvan
Line and station closed