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Glasgow, Partick, 42-75 Merkland Street, Railway Station

Railway Station (19th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Partick, 42-75 Merkland Street, Railway Station

Classification Railway Station (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Merkland Street Subway Station; Partick Subway Station; Partick Station

Canmore ID 166912

Site Number NS56NE 1658

NGR NS 55618 66488

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 1658 55618 66488

Location formerly cited as NS 5561 6649.

Not to be confused with Kelvinhall (formerly Partick Cross) Subway Station (NS 56200 66602), for which see NS56NE 1402.

Partick Station (BR and Underground) [NAT]

OS (GIS) AIB, 2006.

This station allows serves both above-ground and Subway networks, although from different entrances and with no connection between them.

Partick Station (Glasgow Subway). This station was opened (as Merkland Street Station) by the Glasgow District Subway on 14 December 1896, but closed the same day (with the remainder of the system); it was reopened on 21 January 1897. Together with the remainder of the system, the station was closed for refurbishment by the Greater Glasgow Passenger Transport Executive on 21 May 1977. It was reopened as Partick Station on 16 April 1980, and remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

Partick Station (British Railways). This intermediate station on the electrified Rutherglen-Helensburgh line of the Glasgow suburban system was opened on 17 December 1979, replacing Partick Hill Station. It remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 February 2006.

R V J Butt 1995.

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