The Glasgow Central Railway - Botanic Gardens

The Glasgow Central Railway ran mostly underground from Stobcross Junction (now Exhibition Centre), up the valley of the River Kelvin, to Maryhill. There were stations at Kelvinbridge, Botanic Gardens, Kirklee and Maryhill Central.

Stobcross northwards

National Library of Scotland's 1892-4 1:500 map of Stobcross


National Library of Scotland's 1:500 map of Kelvinbridge

Under Great Western Road

with some detail for the real brickwork aficionados !

Botanic Gardens

[Botanic Gardens station]

Links to The Glasgow Story : Botanic Gardens in 1906

National Library of Scotland's 1:500 map of Botanic Gardens


Relevant Links

RailScot on the Glasgow Central Railway.

[Underworld icon] The Underworld has the original engineering drawings for the line.

A comprehensive chronology of Glasgow's Railways.

Hidden Glasgow's pictures of Botanic Gardens

Scottish Metal (formerly Downward Spiral) on Botanic Gardens. on Botanic Gardens station (an excellent website, now sadly deleted). on Glasgow London Road

You could also see what Google has to say ...