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Chronology for Coatbridge Branch

//1871Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Under construction. Contractor: John Waddell.
26/10/1871Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)
Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Whifflet to College passenger service starts.
1/2/1871Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)College station opened on a site previously occupied by the University of Glasgow.
1/2/1871Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Opened.
15/3/1886Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)College terminus closed.
1/2/1887Glasgow City and District Railway
Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)
City of Glasgow Union Railway
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Stobcross Railway
Circular service introduced by the North British Railway.
12/1/1903Glasgow City and District Railway
Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)
City of Glasgow Union Railway
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Stobcross Railway
Circular service withdrawn.
19/9/1955Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Parkhead station closed.
8/1/1956Glasgow City and District Railway
Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)
Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Bathgate and Coatbridge Railway (Monkland Railways)
Edinburgh and Bathgate Railway
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Last regular Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley via Shettleston, Coatbridge Sunnyside and Bathgate service runs.
/7/1967Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Bellgrove closed to cattle traffic. The Glasgow Cattle Market was located by the station.
21/9/1980Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)Bellgrove station burnt down.
6/3/1989Coatbridge Branch (North British Railway)
City of Glasgow Union Railway
Crash at Bellgrove station when a train leaves Bellgrove station passing a red light (SPAD) and runs onto the single lead of the Springburn line striking a train leaving the branch. 2 were killed and 40 injured.
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