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Glasgow, Yoker and Clydebank Railway

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A short line linking the Stobcross branch of the North British Railway with John Brown and Co on Clydebank.

1882 Opened from Yoker Junction to Clydebank; this line was used in conjunction with a ferry across the Clyde and the Stobcross Railway station at Partick for shipyard workers who lived in Govan to travel to the new Clydebank shipyards which had re-located from Govan.[1]

1897 the line was absorbed by the North British Railway. An extension to Dalmuir was added.

1959 Line closed

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] RailScot website
  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990