Glasgow to Aberdeen Line

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Glasgow to Aberdeen Line
Invergowrie railway station 1.jpg
The railway at Invergowrie
Overview
Type Heavy rail
System National Rail
Status Operational
Locale Glasgow
Angus
Aberdeenshire
Scotland
Termini Glasgow Queen Street
Aberdeen
Stations 24
Operation
Owner Network Rail
Operator(s) First ScotRail
CrossCountry
East Coast
Technical
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Glasgow to Aberdeen Line
Aberdeen to Inverness Line
Aberdeen
(NorthLink ferry to Orkney and Shetland)
Portlethen
Stonehaven
Laurencekirk
Montrose
Arbroath
Carnoustie
Golf Street
Barry Links
Monifieth
Balmossie
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
Tay Railway Bridge
(River Tay)
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
Invergowrie
Highland Main Line
Perth
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
Moncrieffe Tunnel
Ladybank
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
Gleneagles
Dunblane
Bridge of Allan
Croy Line (to Alloa)
Stirling
Larbert
Edinburgh to Dunblane Line
Glasgow to Edinburgh Line
Cumbernauld Line
Croy
Lenzie
Bishopbriggs
West Highland Line
Cumbernauld Line
Glasgow Queen Street
(GlasgowSubway logo notext.PNG Buchanan Street)

The Glasgow to Aberdeen Line is a railway line linking Glasgow with Aberdeen via Stirling, Perth and Dundee.

Route[edit]

Most of the route is shared with other services:

Historical route[edit]

The route comprises the following historical railway lines:

Services[edit]

From December 2008[edit]

There is generally an hourly service throughout the day between Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Three trains work north of Aberdeen as part of the Crossrail project - one each southbound from Inverurie and Dyce and a northbound service to Dyce.

Aberdeen Crossrail has increased the number of services stopping at Dyce with connections for Aberdeen Airport.[1]

Future[edit]

ScotRail have mentioned plans for an additional hourly service from Glasgow to Arbroath.[2] This would improve service frequencies for smaller stations on the line, such as Gleneagles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NESTRANS welcomes north-east rail timetable changes". NESTRANS. 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  2. ^ "Scotrail "Meet The Managers" January 2009". First Scotrail. Retrieved 2009-04-02. 

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