Records of the Western Terminus Railway, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Estimates for building the line 1863
  • Valuation of proposed land to be taken at Scotstoun estate [c1863]
  • Valuation of proposed land to be taken at Stobcross 1863

Administrative / Biographical History

The Western Terminus Railway , Scotland, was planned around 1863  and was to pass through the Stobcross and Scotstoun areas in the west of Glasgow. Although surveys and costings were carried out, it is not clear as to whether the line was actually built.

Arrangement

The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Loan : Mitchells, Johnston & Co : Glasgow : prior to 1966

Other Finding Aids

The archive forms part of the Scottish Railways Collection held by Glasgow University Archive Services, finding aid reference GB 248 UGD 008

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1631) and London (NRA21659)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Mitchells, Johnston & Co , solicitors, Glasgow

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 008 The Scottish Railway Collection

For contact details of all repositories with a GB code, see the Archon repository search page

Bibliography

J R Kellet, Railways and Victorian Cities(London, 1979)

Additional Information

This material is original

No alterations made to date