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Blantyre Railway Station – 1961

A nice clear photo of Blantyre Train Station, looking towards Glasgow. This photo is from 1961 with white picket fences, well looked after buildings. I actually prefer this rather than the plastic cladded, bright orange feel to the station today. On social media: Catherine Davidson That’s “progress” I’m afraid. Ray Couston What happened? frown emoticon Thomas Barrett I can […]

High Blantyre Train Station 1930 vrs 2014

Pictured here in 1930 is High Blantyre Train Station looking northwards. The long shadows falling west, suggests the photo was taken one morning in that Winter. The signs say “Cross the Railway on the Bridge only” a drive towards removing the accidents that once frequented Blantyre’s railways from pedestrian traffic. The line curves over Main […]

High Blantyre Station

Pictured is High Blantyre Railway Station, just off Craigmuir Road. The railway stopped to foot passengers in 1945, but this photo dates a little earlier, possibly from 1930s. Photographed from the pedestrian bridge, the scene looks Southwards towards Sydes Brae. On the left you can see Craigmuir road rising gently, the Old Parish Church just […]