Spiersbridge railway station

Spiersbridge railway station, also known as Speirsbridge railway station, co-served the neighbourhood of Jenny Lind, historically in Lanarkshire, Scotland, from 1848 to 1849 on the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway.

Spiersbridge
General information
LocationJenny Lind, Lanarkshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°48′03″N 4°19′22″W / 55.8009°N 4.3229°W / 55.8009; -4.3229
Grid referenceNS544588
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGlasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway
Key dates
27 September 1848 (1848-09-27)Opened
1 May 1849 (1849-05-01)Closed

History edit

The station was opened on 27 September 1848 by the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway. It was a short-lived station, only being open for 7 months, before closing on 1 May 1849.[1][2]

References edit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 399. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 217. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Kennishead
Line and station open
  Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Railway   Terminus