Ashfield railway station

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Ashfield National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Achadh an Uinnsinn
Ashfield
Location
Place Milton
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°53′20″N 4°14′54″W / 55.8888°N 4.2484°W / 55.8888; -4.2484Coordinates: 55°53′20″N 4°14′54″W / 55.8888°N 4.2484°W / 55.8888; -4.2484
Grid reference NS595684
Operations
Station code ASF
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03  29,496
2004/05 Increase 39,944
2005/06 Decrease 38,735
2006/07 Increase 42,469
2007/08 Increase 43,850
2008/09 Increase 57,920
2009/10 Increase 58,046
2010/11 Decrease 54,662
2011/12 Increase 69,676
2012/13 Increase 76,390
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
6 December 1993 Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ashfield from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Ashfield railway station is a railway station serving the Milton area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located on the Maryhill Line, 2½ miles (4 km) north of Glasgow Queen Street, a short distance west of Cowlairs North Junction. It has two side platforms. Services are provided by First ScotRail on behalf of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT).

History[edit]

Opened in 1993 under British Rail management during the Sectorisation era introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by ScotRail until the privatisation of British Rail came into effect on 1 April 1994. It was one of five new stations to be opened as part of the Maryhill Line project, with three of them (including this one) on new sites. The line through the station is however a lot older, being opened back in 1858 by the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway and has been used since the latter end of the 19th century by West Highland Line passenger & freight trains to reach the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway main line at Cowlairs and hence Queen Street High Level.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturdays there is a half-hourly service eastbound to Glasgow Queen Street and westbound to Anniesland.

With the latest timetable revision starting on 18 May 2014, a limited hourly Sunday service now operates on the route via Maryhill.

References[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Glasgow Queen Street   First ScotRail
Maryhill Line
  Possilpark and Parkhouse