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Clydesdale Junction Railway

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This line linked the Polloc and Govan Railway with the Wishaw and Coltness Railway at Motherwell. It was taken over in 1846 (before it had opened) by the Caledonian Railway and eventually opened in 1849

The engineers for the line were Joseph Locke and John Edward Errington, while the contractor was Thomas Brassey in partnership with William Mackenzie and Robert Stephenson

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  • [1] Wikipedia