King's Park railway station

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King's Park National Rail
King's Park
Eastward view of the station building
Location
Place King's Park
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°49′10″N 4°14′46″W / 55.8195°N 4.2462°W / 55.8195; -4.2462Coordinates: 55°49′10″N 4°14′46″W / 55.8195°N 4.2462°W / 55.8195; -4.2462
Grid reference NS593607
Operations
Station code KGP
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  95,830
2005/06 Increase 0.106 million
2006/07 Increase 0.121 million
2007/08 Increase 0.127 million
2008/09 Increase 0.136 million
2009/10 Increase 0.150 million
2010/11 Increase 0.165 million
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at King's Park from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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King's Park railway station is a railway station serving the King's Park area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is located on the Newton branch of the Cathcart Circle Line. Services are provided by First ScotRail on behalf of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.

The Up (Kirkhill bound) platform is signalled for bi-directional running to enable Up trains to depart in the Down direction. In the past this has been used for trains from Langside to depart to Muirend on the Neilston Line. Nowadays trains only depart the 'wrong way' from this platform during times of disruption.

At time of electrification there was also an Up Loop, used for stabling Football Specials serving events at the nearby Hampden Park football stadium, although by the mid 1970s this had been lifted.

Services[edit]

Westbound platform, looking towards Croftfoot.

There is a half-hourly service everyday towards Glasgow Central one via Shawlands and one via Crosshill northbound and Newton southbound.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Croftfoot   First ScotRail
Glasgow-Newton via Crosshill
  Mount Florida
First ScotRail
Glasgow-Newton via Shawlands
Langside