Newbigging railway station

Newbigging railway station served the hamlet of Newbigging, South Lanarkshire, Scotland from 1867 to 1945 on the Dolphinton branch.

Newbigging
Newbigging Station - geograph.org.uk - 474352.jpg
The site of the station in 2007
LocationNewbigging, South Lanarkshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°41′21″N 3°33′34″W / 55.6892°N 3.5595°W / 55.6892; -3.5595Coordinates: 55°41′21″N 3°33′34″W / 55.6892°N 3.5595°W / 55.6892; -3.5595
Grid referenceNT020450
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
1 March 1867 (1867-03-01)Opened
12 September 1932Closed
17 July 1933Reopened
4 June 1945 (1945-06-04)Closed permanently

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 1 March 1867 by the Caledonian Railway. To the north was the goods yard and further north were two railway cottages. The station closed on 12 September 1932 but reopened on 17 July 1933, before closing permanently on 4 June 1945.[1] The cottages still remain today.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 296. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Newbigging". Railscot. Retrieved 21 January 2020.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Bankhead
Line and station closed
  Dolphinton branch   Dunsyre
Line and station closed