Records of the Glasgow, Yoker & Dalmuir Railway, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Petitions against the Glasgow, Yoker & Dalmuir Railway 1878

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow, Yoker & Dalmuir Railway Scotland, was proposed c1878  to run between Glasgow via the suburb of Yoker to Dalmuir in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. In 1882  the Glasgow, Yoker & Clydebank Railway opened between Glasgow and Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire. This was later extended out to Dalmuir. The line still operates today under the remit of Strathclyde Passenger Transport.


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

Conditions Governing Access


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

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

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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


None expected

Related Material

GB 234 BR/GYC Records of the Glasgow, Yoker & Clydebank Railway (National Archives of Scotland)

GB 248 UGD 008 The Scottish Railway Collection

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

Additional Information

This material is original

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