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Greenock Princes Pier railway station

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Place  Greenock
Post-grouping  LMS
Area  Inverclyde
Platforms in use  6
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Pre-grouping  Glasgow and South Western Railway
23 December 1869  Opened as Greenock Albert Harbour
1 May 1875  Renamed as Greenock Princes Pier
Original company  Greenock and Ayrshire Railway
Similar  St Enoch railway station, Princes Pier, Kilmacolm railway station, Greenock Central railway st, Whinhill railway station

Greenock Princes Pier was a railway station serving Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, originally as part of the Greenock and Ayrshire Railway.

History

The station opened on 23 December 1869, as Greenock Albert Harbour being renamed as Greenock Princes Pier on 1 May 1875. On 25 May 1894 the original station was closed and replaced by a new station 90 m to the north.

On 2 February 1959, stopping passenger services from Glasgow and Paisley ceased running beyond Kilmacolm; however, the St Enoch boat trains continued running, without stopping until 30 November 1965.

References

Greenock Princes Pier railway station Wikipedia


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