Curriehill railway station
|Scottish Gaelic: Cnoc Churraich|
|View from footbridge at Curriehill railway station, looking towards Edinburgh|
|Managed by||First ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Curriehill from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Curriehill railway station is located in Currie, a southwestern suburb of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, not far from the main campus of Heriot-Watt University. It lies on the Shotts Line, which runs from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh Waverley by way of Shotts.
Curriehill is a reopened station. The original Curriehill (called "Currie") opened on 15 February 1848, and was closed by British Railways on 31 March 1951. The present station (which occupies the site of the old station) opened on 5 October 1987.
Curriehill is currently served on Mondays to Saturdays by an approximately hourly First ScotRail service in each direction, to Edinburgh and Glasgow. On Sundays the service is more limited, with two-hourly departures each way after midday.
The staple passenger traction calling at this station is the Class 156 "Super Sprinter". As this station is east of the junction of the West Coast Main Line to Carstairs a variety of CrossCountry Class 220 "Voyager", First ScotRail Class 380 "Desiro", Virgin Trains Class 221 "Super Voyager", Class 390 "Pendolino" and East Coast InterCity 225 First Trans pennine express class 185 and 350 north west express services can also be seen.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Wester Hailes||First ScotRail
North Berwick Line