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Chronology for Milngavie

//1861Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayAct receives Royal assent.
//1863Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayVillas start being built by Bearsden station.
28/8/1863Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayLine opened as a single track. Stations at; Bearsden, Milngavie. The line ran from Milngavie to Milngavie Junction at what later became Westerton with trains continuing to Glasgow Queen Street High Level until the Glasgow City and District Railway opened when trains started to serve Queen Street Low Level.
//1873Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
North British Railway
Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway absorbed by North British Railway.
//1899Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayMilngavie Station re-built. A canopy was added.
24/4/1900Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayThe line was doubled from Milngavie Junction to Milngavie.
1/5/1900Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayHillfoot station opened.
//1913Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Westerton station opened at the junction of the two lines where Westerton Garden Suburb was being established to the north of the line.
8/7/1930Bennie Railplane
Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
Test track opened above the Burnbrae branch of the Milngavie line
//1956Bennie Railplane
Glasgow and Milngavie Junction Railway
Test track scrapped
//1959Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayLine electrified.
/7/1959Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayFailed class 303 blue trains, in use for driver training, replaced by eastern region Tilbury sets
//1960Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayEllangowan Mills branch closed.
/1/1960Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayClass 303 Blue trains re-introduced
//1983Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayThird platform at Milngavie removed.
//1983Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayNorthbound platform at Bearsden loses its building.
//1986Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayHillfoot goods yard site cleared (loading bank and small shed removed) to make way for housing.
//1988Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayBearsden station building rebuilt as a Beefeater restaurant.
//1990Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayNew station building at Hillfoot demolished after a period of time as a Taxi company office.
//1992Glasgow and Milngavie Junction RailwayLine singled from Milngavie Junction to just west of Bearsden and from just east of Hillfoot station to just south of Milngavie station.
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