Kirkintilloch Basin railway station

Kirkintilloch Basin railway station, also known as Middlemuir Basin railway station served the town of Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, from 1828 to 1846 on the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway.

Kirkintilloch Basin
General information
LocationKirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire
Coordinates55°56′11″N 4°09′26″W / 55.9363°N 4.1571°W / 55.9363; -4.1571
Grid referenceNS653735
Other information
Original companyMonkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Pre-groupingMonkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Key dates
8 July 1828 (1828-07-08)Opened
1846 (1846)Closed

History edit

The station was opened on 7 July 1828 by the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway. It was a passenger station as well as a goods depot. It was served by brief intermittent services. The first service was horse-drawn, which ran on 8 July 1828. Services stopped shortly after. Services resumed in late 1839 but stopped again in 1840. They resumed again on 26 December 1844 but stopped in March 1846.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 474. OCLC 931112387.