Breich railway station
|Local authority||West Lothian|
|Managed by||First ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|9 July 1869||Opened|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Breich from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Breich railway station is a remote railway station serving the village of Breich in West Lothian, Scotland. It is located on the Shotts Line, 21 miles (34 km) west of Edinburgh Waverley towards Glasgow Central.
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Line and station closed
Cleland and Midcalder Line
and station closed
Cleland and Midcalder Line
Monday Saturdays saw one train a to Edinburgh and two towards Glasgow Central with no Sunday service.
Monday to Saturdays the station is served by one eastbound towards Edinburgh and one westbound train towards Glasgow Central per day.
There is no Sunday service.
In 2011-12, Breich was the 8th least used station in Great Britain.
West Lothian Council's Route Utilisation Strategy suggests that if there was an increase in service frequency on the Shotts Line more services could stop at Breich. This could help future developments in the Breich and Longridge areas.
- Butt (1995), page 43
- Route Utilisation Strategy – Draft for Consultation – Network Rail
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