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Chronology for Mid Lanark Lines

//1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Construction of line from Stonehouse (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) begins.
//1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Construction of line from Alton Heights (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) begins.
//1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Construction of line from Larkhall, Merryton Junction, (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Stonehouse (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) begins.
//1896Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Construction of line from Cots Castle (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Strathaven Central (Hamilton and Strathaven Railway) begins.
1/7/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Larkhall, Merryton Junction, (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Stonehouse (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened.
1/7/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Stonehouse (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened.
1/7/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Alton Heights (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Blackwood (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) opened.
1/7/1905Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)Cots Castle (Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)) to Strathaven Central (Hamilton and Strathaven Railway) opened.
7/12/1964Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Strathaven Central to Stonehouse closed to freight.
4/10/1965Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Coalburn to Hamilton (Haughead Junction) closed to passengers.
4/10/1965Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Strathaven to Stonehouse closed to passengers.
4/11/1968Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Larkhall Central to Haughhead Junction closed to freight.
16/9/1968Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Auchlochan Colliery to Larkhall Central closed to freight.
17/7/2005Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Overhead Line Equipment (overhead wires) energised on the re-opening Hamilton - Larkhall line.
4/7/2005Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Mid Lanark Lines (Caledonian Railway)
Signalling switched on on the re-opening Hamilton - Larkhall branch.
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