Giffnock railway station

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Giffnock National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Giofnag
Giffnock
Location
Place Giffnock
Local authority East Renfrewshire
Coordinates 55°48′14″N 4°17′35″W / 55.8039°N 4.2930°W / 55.8039; -4.2930Coordinates: 55°48′14″N 4°17′35″W / 55.8039°N 4.2930°W / 55.8039; -4.2930
Grid reference NS563591
Operations
Station code GFN
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.224 million
2005/06 Increase 0.245 million
2006/07 Increase 0.266 million
2007/08 Increase 0.273 million
2008/09 Increase 0.316 million
2009/10 Increase 0.320 million
2010/11 Increase 0.331 million
2011/12 Increase 0.349 million
History
Original company Busby Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
1 January 1866 Opened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Giffnock from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Giffnock railway station is a railway station in the town of Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, Greater Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is on the East Kilbride branch of the Glasgow South Western Line.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Busby Railway on 1 January 1866.[1]

Services[edit]

The station has a half hourly service in each direction (including Sundays) to Glasgow Central and East Kilbride.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Clarkston   First ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
  Thornliebank
Historical railways
Clarkston
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Busby Railway
  Thornliebank
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 102

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