Newhouse railway station

Newhouse railway station served the hamlet of Newhouse, North Lanarkshire, Scotland from 1888 to 1930 on the Airdrie to Newhouse Branch.

Newhouse
Newhouse Railway Station (Abandoned) - geograph.org.uk - 1761424.jpg
The site of the station in 2008
General information
LocationNewhouse, North Lanarkshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°49′54″N 3°55′37″W / 55.8316°N 3.927°W / 55.8316; -3.927Coordinates: 55°49′54″N 3°55′37″W / 55.8316°N 3.927°W / 55.8316; -3.927
Grid referenceNS794615
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCaledonian Railway
Pre-groupingCaledonian Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
2 July 1888 (1888-07-02)Opened
1 December 1930 (1930-12-01)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 2 July 1888 by the Caledonian Railway. To the southeast was the goods yard and to the south of the northbound platform was the signal box, which closed in 1922. The station closed on 1 December 1930.[1] The platforms still remain but they are overgrown.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 298. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "RAILSCOT - Newhouse". Railscot. Retrieved 20 August 2020.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Chapelhall
Line and station closed
  Airdrie to Newhouse Branch   Terminus