NS6763 : Baillieston 1st railway station (site), Glasgow

taken 4 years ago, near to Baillieston, Glasgow, Great Britain

Baillieston 1st railway station (site), Glasgow
Baillieston 1st railway station (site), Glasgow
Around 500m ahead of the train is the site of the first Baillieston station. Opened in 1866 by the Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway, later part of the Caledonian Railway empire, this station closed in 1964. View north east towards Bargeddie and Whifflet. The site is now lost under a new housing estate and..... quite a lot of greenery.
When the line was reopened to passengers in 1993 as part of the Glasgow to Whifflet line, the replacement Baillieston station was located just behind the camera position.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6799 6335 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:50.7143N 4:6.5943W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6787 6331
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Caledonian Railway  London Midland & Scottish Railway  Former Train Station  Site of Old Railway Station 

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