Cathcart railway station

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Cathcart National Rail
Cathcart
Location
Place Cathcart
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°49′04″N 4°15′37″W / 55.8178°N 4.2604°W / 55.8178; -4.2604Coordinates: 55°49′04″N 4°15′37″W / 55.8178°N 4.2604°W / 55.8178; -4.2604
Grid reference NS584605
Operations
Station code CCT
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03  0.310 million
2004/05 Increase 0.360 million
2005/06 Increase 0.375 million
2006/07 Increase 0.384 million
2007/08 Decrease 0.382 million
2008/09 Increase 0.463 million
2009/10 Increase 0.472 million
2010/11 Increase 0.498 million
2011/12 Increase 0.526 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
History
Original company Cathcart District Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
25 May 1886 Original terminus station opened to the north of the White Cart River[1][2]
18 March 1894 Original terminus closed[1][2]
19 March 1894 New through station opened to the south of the White Cart River[1][2]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Cathcart from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Cathcart railway station is a railway station serving the Cathcart area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located on the Cathcart Circle Line, 3.7 miles (6 km) south of Glasgow Central (via Queens Park). Services are provided by First ScotRail on behalf of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.

History[edit]

Train services were electrified in May 1962.

Services[edit]

1979[edit]

Monday to Saturday two trains per hour were provided in each direction between Glasgow Central and Neilston, and in each direction on the Cathcart Circle. There was no Sunday service.

2006 onwards[edit]

Seven days a week two trains per hour are provided in each direction between Glasgow Central and Neilston. Additionally, on Mondays to Saturdays, one train per hour is provided in each direction on the Cathcart Circle.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Langside   First ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Mount Florida
Muirend First ScotRail
Glasgow-Neilston
Historical railways
Langside
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Mount Florida
Line and station open
Muirend
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
  Link to L&AR

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt (1995), page 56
  2. ^ a b c Kernahan (1980)

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