Glengarnock railway station

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Glengarnock National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Gairneag
Glengarnock
Looking north towards Lochwinnoch
Location
Place Glengarnock
Local authority North Ayrshire
Coordinates 55°44′20″N 4°40′31″W / 55.7389°N 4.6752°W / 55.7389; -4.6752Coordinates: 55°44′20″N 4°40′31″W / 55.7389°N 4.6752°W / 55.7389; -4.6752
Grid reference NS321527
Operations
Station code GLG
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03  0.209 million
2004/05 Increase 0.231 million
2005/06 Increase 0.252 million
2006/07 Increase 0.265 million
2007/08 Decrease 0.260 million
2008/09 Increase 0.289 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.269 million
2010/11 Increase 0.285 million
2011/12 Increase 0.294 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
Original company Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Post-grouping LMS
21 July 1840 Opened as Glengarnock and Kilbirnie[1]
1 June 1905 Renamed Glengarnock[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Glengarnock from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Glengarnock railway station is a railway station in the village of Glengarnock, North Ayrshire, Scotland, serving the towns of Beith and Kilbirnie. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is on the Ayrshire Coast Line.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 21 July 1840 by the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway (later part of the Glasgow and South Western Railway) and was named Glengarnock and Kilbirnie.[1] The station was renamed Glengarnock on 1 June 1905 to coincide with the opening of the dedicated Kilbirnie railway station on the Dalry and North Johnstone Line.[1][2] Although this Kilbirnie station closed in 1966,[2] the original station has continued to use only Glengarnock as its name.

Services[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Dalry   First ScotRail
Ayrshire Coast Line
  Lochwinnoch
Historical railways
Dalry
Line and station open
  Glasgow and South Western Railway
Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
  Beith
Line open; station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Butt, p. 104
  2. ^ a b Butt, p. 131

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