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Charlie Endell

Neilston Low

I gave a mate a lift to view a house out by Neilston at the weekend - it game me the opportunity to visit (well, as close as I could get) the site of Neilston Low Station (closed 1966) - here's a link to the station site in 1969 (bottom left) -

http://www.railbrit.co.uk/location.php?loc=Neilston%20Low

Today nothing remains of the station or platforms -



A southbound 156 approaches the site of Neilston Low -



A village like Neilston having two railway stations on two separate lines is impressive (with Barrhead and Uplawmoor both close to hand! The latter was also closed in the 1960s and the line cut back to Neilston High).
Alycidon

Tyndrum is a much smaller village and it still has two stations, also named "upper" & "lower".
Beano

Alycidon wrote:
Tyndrum is a much smaller village and it still has two stations, also named "upper" & "lower".

Dunno if posted before but Upper Tyndrum Station taken last year.


Upper Tyndrum Station by Ben.Allison36, on Flickr
Charlie Endell

Incidentally, I thought the line had been doubled all the way between Glasgow and Kilmarnock - I was obviously (not for the first time) wrong!
James

Charlie Endell wrote:
Incidentally, I thought the line had been doubled all the way between Glasgow and Kilmarnock - I was obviously (not for the first time) wrong!

It's only the bit from Lugton junction to south of Stewarton. The platform at
Kilmaurs was actually built on the former northbound track, so that would
need sorted if it was to be completely redoubled. The recent work has allowed
a half hour service, though.


James H
Fjord

Re: Neilston Low

Charlie Endell wrote:


Today nothing remains of the station or platforms -


The Down platform still exists you can see it somewhat heavily overgrown in your photo.
Charlie Endell

Re: Neilston Low

Fjord wrote:
Charlie Endell wrote:


Today nothing remains of the station or platforms -


The Down platform still exists you can see it somewhat heavily overgrown in your photo.

Well spotted - especially in a photo taken on a phone while looking in the direction of a setting sun.
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