Cessnock subway station

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Entrance to Cessnock Underground Station - geograph.org.uk - 909231.jpg
Entrance to Cessnock Subway station, one of only two original entrances on the subway network
Station statistics
Address Cessnock, Glasgow
Coordinates 55°51′09″N 4°17′45″W / 55.85250°N 4.29583°W / 55.85250; -4.29583Coordinates: 55°51′09″N 4°17′45″W / 55.85250°N 4.29583°W / 55.85250; -4.29583
Structure type underground
Platforms 2
Other information
Operator SPT
Fare zone G
ZoneCard in use
Passengers () 0.482 million annually enter/exit[citation needed]

Cessnock subway station is a station on the Glasgow Subway that serves the eastern part of Ibrox and the Cessnock area of the city. It is also the nearest station to Festival Park. Along with Kelvinhall, it is one of only two stations to retain its pre-modernisation surface buildings and entryway. It is also the only station to retain its pre-modernisation livery and signage. The entrance is at the east end of Walmer Crescent and leads under the residential housing.

It was opened in 1896 and modernised in 1977-1980. The station retains its original island platform configuration, and has no escalators.

There are 520,000 boardings per year at this station.[1]

The station is located close to the Glasgow Science Centre, BBC Scotland, STV Studios, and the SECC.

It is one of the stations mentioned in Cliff Hanley's song The Glasgow Underground.[2]

Preceding station   Strathclyde Partnership for Transport   Following station
Kinning Park   Glasgow Subway   Ibrox