Linlithgow railway station

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Linlithgow National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Iucha
Linlithgow
Location
Place Linlithgow
Local authority West Lothian
Coordinates 55°58′35″N 3°35′45″W / 55.9764°N 3.5957°W / 55.9764; -3.5957Coordinates: 55°58′35″N 3°35′45″W / 55.9764°N 3.5957°W / 55.9764; -3.5957
Grid reference NT005770
Operations
Station code LIN
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  1.092 million
2005/06 Decrease 1.088 million
2006/07 Increase 1.121 million
2007/08 Increase 1.162 million
2008/09 Increase 1.187 million
2009/10 Decrease 1.173 million
2010/11 Decrease 1.155 million
2011/12 Decrease 1.122 million
2012/13 Increase 1.139 million
History
Original company Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Post-grouping LNER
21 February 1842 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 Linlithgow from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Linlithgow railway station is a railway station serving the town of Linlithgow in West Lothian, Scotland. It is located on the Glasgow to Edinburgh via Falkirk Line and is also served by First ScotRail services from Edinburgh Waverley to Dunblane, and the daily train between Glasgow Queen Street and the Fife Circle Line.

History[edit]

Linlithgow station was opened by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway on 21 February 1842.[1] It once featured an east-facing bay platform and a small goods yard, where the carpark is today. The station also had a railway hotel; The Star and Garter Hotel which was involved in a devastating fire in October 2010.

Services[edit]

The station is served by trains on both the main Edinburgh to Glasgow main line and the Edinburgh - Stirling - Dunblane routes, with half-hourly calls each way on both routes on Mondays to Saturdays (hourly to Dunblane in the evening). The one return weekday Kirkcaldy to Glasgow commuter service also stops here in each direction.[2]

On Sundays, the Edinburgh - Glasgow service is half hourly and the Dunblane to Edinburgh one is hourly.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Polmont   First ScotRail
Glasgow - Edinburgh Line
  Haymarket
First ScotRail
to Fife Circle Line
Dalmeny
Polmont   First ScotRail
Edinburgh to Dunblane Line
  Edinburgh Park
Historical railways
Philpstoun
Line open; station closed
  North British Railway
Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
  Manuel High Level
Line open; station closed
A Class 170 working an Edinburgh to Glasgow service


References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt (1995), page 143
  2. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2013-14, Tables 228 & 230

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