Branch Line Britain - celebrating Britain's minor railways

Ex-branch Lines

On this page are featured some branch lines which have been rejoined to main lines

Edinburgh Park to Bathgate

Name of Line: The Edinburgh to Bathgate Line

Length of Line: 18 1/2 miles

Train Operating Company: First ScotRail 

Stations: Edinburgh Park, Uphall, Livingston North, Bathgate



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Trivia: The present Bathgate station will soon be demolished and a new station built as the line is being continued to Airdrie for openeing in 2010.

Glasgow Queen Street to Drumgelloch

Name of Line: The 

Length of Line:  miles

Train Operating Company: First ScotRail

Stations: Glasgow Queen Street, High Street, Bellgrove, Carntyne, Shettleston, Garrowhill, Easterhouse, Blairhill, Coatbridge Sunnyside, Coatdyke, Airdrie, Drumgelloch  

Description: This line goes due east from Glasgow to the town of Airdrie. 


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