Lesmahagow railway station

Lesmahagow railway station served the town of Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, from 1866 to 1965 on the Blackwood Junction to Alton Heights Junction Line.

Lesmahagow
General information
LocationLesmahagow, South Lanarkshire
Scotland
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
British Rail (Scottish Region)
Key dates
1 July 1905 (1905-07-01)Opened
4 October 1965 (1965-10-04)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 July 1905 by the Caledonian Railway. On the west side of the station was the large goods yard. An option was available for a second platform but it was never built. It closed on 4 October 1965.[1] The site of the station is now housing and the site of the goods yard is now a truck depot.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 263. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Lesmahagow". Railscot. Retrieved 23 April 2021.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Blackwood
Line and station closed
  Caledonian Railway
Blackwood Junction to Alton Heights Junction Line
  Alton Heights Junction
Line and station closed

Coordinates: 55°38′35″N 3°53′15″W / 55.643020°N 3.887472°W / 55.643020; -3.887472