Proposed Railway Stations in Scotland

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Railway Stations

Abbeyhill

Located on a rebuilt chord east of Edinburgh, it would be used to support a railway service to Cameron Toll

Abronhill

Located north east of Cumbernauld on the Glasgow – Cumbernauld – Falkirk line

Allandale

Located west of Falkirk

Allander

This station would be located between Milngavie and Hillfoot

Ardrossan North

Auchenback (Barrhead South)

Ayr South

Located near to the hospital

Bannockburn

Barrhead

Beattock

This station would be located on the West Coast Main Line south of Carstairs.

Beechwood

Blindwells

Blochairn

Located in the east of Glasgow between Alexandra Parade and Barnhill. The station would have been located on Blochairn Road.

Bonnybridge

Located near Falkirk

Bridge of Earn

Located on the Ladybank to Perth railway line

Bucksburn

Located north of Aberdeen

Burnbank

Cairneyhill

Cambus

Causewayhead

Citizens (Gorbals)

Clackmannan

Cove

Located south of Aberdeen

Craigie/West Ferry

Crosshill (Baillieston)

Culloden

Cumnock

Drumchapel West

Dundee Airport

Dundee West

Dunfermline West

Dunragit

Dysart

East Linton

Eastriggs

Evanton

Faslane

Station to serve HMNB Clyde. Location would be close to one of the entrances on the railway line between Oban and Glasgow.

Forres

Glasgow Interchange

Build a new interchange station south of Glasgow Central (over the River Clyde), and associated track remodelling, to: 1) enable North- South Cross Glasgow services; and 2) help relieve capacity of Glasgow Central

Glenboig

Grangemouth

Greenloaning

Halbeath

Hurlford

Ibrox

Inverness Airport (Dalcross)

This station will be located east of Inverness on the Aberdeen – Inverness railway line. The station has been funded and is expected to be delivered as part of the Aberdeen2Inverness project, that will deliver Kintore as well.

Kilmarnock (additional stations to east, south and north west)

Kincardine

Kintore

This station will be located north of Aberdeen between Dyce and Inverurie.

Kirkcaldy East

Kirkliston

Kirktonholme

Kittybrewster

Located north of Aberdeen

Largs Marina

Law

Mauchline

Newburgh

Newtonhill

Located south of Aberdeen

Oudenarde

Parkhead Forge

Persley

Located north of Aberdeen

Pinwherry

Plains

Ravenscraig

Reston

Rhu

Scrabster

Seafield

Shandon

Sinclairtown

St Enoch (Glasgow)

Stratton

Symington

Thornhill

West Street

Westerhill

Winchburgh

Windygates

Woodilee

Wormit

Proposed Railway Lines

Aberdeen Airport Rail link

Ayr-Dalmellington

Ayr-Mauchline

Borders Railway extensions

Buchan

Cumnock-Ayr (via Ochiltree)

Edinburgh South Suburban lines

The primary target is conversion of the Edinburgh South Suburban line so that it can accommodate a regular passenger service. The main issue is capacity either side of Edinburgh Waverley, particlarly the western throat. One of the options put forward is to utilise tram trains. Abbeyhill is located east of Edinburgh Waverley on a now closed loop line.

Blackford Hill

Portobello

Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL)

It was originally proposed that connecting Glasgow Airport to the railway network would be achieved by created a new spur from the railway network near Paisley and a railway station at the airport. Rising costs ruled out this proposal and other options have been proposed including a Tram-Train. This option was ruled out by a report that stated that the capacity consumed by the airport services would not outweigh the impact on existing services on the rail network. The expected solution will be a new transit system that will connect Paisley Gilmour Street railway station and Glasgow Airport. It is hoped that the new transit system will expand into a network.

Glasgow Crossrail

Haddington

Two options have been put forward in the initial appraisal for STPR2. Restoration of the branch as a mainline rail service and rebuilding the line as an LRT shuttle service.

Larkhall-Lesmahagow

Leven

Longannet (Dunfermline-Alloa)

Lugton-Kilwinning

Kilmacolm

Paisley Canal-Elderslie

Perth-Tayside

Peterhead/Ellon

Scottish High Speed Rail

There are two proposals for High Speed rail in Scotland.

  • extend High Speed 2 (HS2) scheme to Scotland – possibly via new line through Eurocentral, including upgrade of Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley (and new stations where required) to accommodate HS2 services
  • new High Speed line east of Edinburgh and bypassing Berwick-upon-Tweed

St Andrews

Highland Main Line to West Highland link

Construct a new rail route linking the Highland Main Line (HML) and West Highland Line (WHL) to reduce the need for rail traffic to travel through Glasgow. Listed in annex E of the STPR2 review

Wemyss Bay-Largs

3 comments

  1. Just a brief clarification on the Proposed Railway Stations in Scotland – the Levenmouth line if opened would include stations at Leven, and at Cameron Bridge. Levenmouth is the name of the wider conurbation

  2. I would like to suggest the railway line Hamilton-Kilmarnock. Connecting through Strathaven-Darvel-Newmilns-Galston-Kilmarnock.

    The line was opened in 1905 and the companies ran trains along this commute once every 6 months. It was closed in 1939 as it was not successful.

    I believe a regular service connecting the Irvine Valley would not only be beneficial for local commuters but would also open up new opportunities for these deprived towns.

  3. Proposed? What’s to think about. Half these places have lines and commuter trains running regular through them. Reinstate the platforms and car parks and stop the trains.

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