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Glasgow, Mount Florida, Florida Drive, Mount Florida Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Mount Florida, Florida Drive, Mount Florida Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Canmore ID 44332

Site Number NS56SE 68

NGR NS 58458 61566

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS56SE 68 58458 61566

Sta [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1989.

Location formerly entered as NS 5845 6159.

Opened 01/03/1886 (Cathcart District Railway); electrified 29/05/1962.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Mount Florida Station, built c. 1886 for the Cathcart District Rly. An island-platform station in a deep cutting, with access at both ends by footbridge. The wooden platform building is similar to that at Queens Park (NS56SE 940).

J R Hume 1974.

This intermediate station on the Cathcart Circle (suburban) line of the former Caledonian Rly was opened (by the Cathcart District Rly) on 1 March 1886. It remains in regular use by passenger traffic; the line has been electrified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 February 2006.


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