Tag: station

High Blantyre Railway Tickets

High Blantyre Railway Station stopped its passenger service in 1945, perhaps as a casualty of immediate post war cuts and transformation of the UK’s infrastructure. Gordon Cook recently sent me some examples of High Blantyre Station passenger tickets. The colourful tickets, some used, others still with the return stub intact, travel between High Blantyre and […]

Demolition of Whistleberry Railway Bridge

Pictured here in mid 1970s, is the railway bridge at Glasgow Road being demolished. No longer in service or required, the bridge connected Hamilton West Station to High Blantyre Station and was situated at the corner of Whistleberry Road and Glasgow Road. It was being removed to make way for the new East Kilbride Expressway. […]