Edinburgh Park railway station

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Not to be confused with South Gyle railway station.
Edinburgh Park National Rail
Edinburgh Park
Location
Place South Gyle
Local authority Edinburgh
Coordinates 55°55′39″N 3°18′28″W / 55.9276°N 3.3077°W / 55.9276; -3.3077Coordinates: 55°55′39″N 3°18′28″W / 55.9276°N 3.3077°W / 55.9276; -3.3077
Grid reference NT184712
Operations
Station code EDP
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms

2 National Rail

2 Edinburgh Trams
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.295 million
2005/06 Increase 0.353 million
2006/07 Increase 0.368 million
2007/08 Increase 0.383 million
2008/09 Increase 0.434 million
2009/10 Increase 0.452 million
2010/11 Increase 0.519 million
2011/12 Increase 0.646 million
2012/13 Increase 0.816 million
History
Key dates Opened December 2003 (December 2003)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Edinburgh Park from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Edinburgh Park railway station is a railway station in the west of Edinburgh, Scotland, serving the Edinburgh Park business park and the Hermiston Gait shopping centre. The station opened in December 2003 and is the first intermediate station between Haymarket and Linlithgow since 1951.

The platforms with Electrification.

There are two platforms, linked by a covered footbridge, which is accessible by either stairs or a lift. There is also a pedestrian underpass just outside the station, accessible from both platforms. Tickets are available from one of the two ticket machines.

Edinburgh Park station is on the edge of South Gyle, but should not be confused with South Gyle railway station which is a mile (two kilometres) away.

The railway through Edinburgh Park station was electrified (using overhead wires at 25 kV) in October 2010 as part of the Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link project.


Edinburgh Trams[edit]

The Edinburgh Park tram stop (and the entire tram line) opened at the end of May 2014, the station then becoming a fully staffed rail/tram interchange. The tram stop is adjacent to the southern exit of the railway station.

The first tram (under test and without passengers) called at the stop on 8 October 2013. [1]

Services[edit]

Edinburgh to Dunblane, Milngavie and Helensburgh Central services call at the station, providing six trains an hour to Edinburgh city centre.


Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Haymarket   First ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Uphall
Haymarket   First ScotRail
Edinburgh–Dunblane Line
  Linlithgow
Preceding station   Edinburgh Trams   Following station
Bankhead
towards York Place
  York Place-Edinburgh Airport   Edinburgh Park Central
towards Edinburgh Airport

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