Mount Vernon railway station

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Not to be confused with Mount Vernon North railway station.
Mount Vernon National Rail
Mount Vernon
Location
Place Mount Vernon
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′26″N 4°07′57″W / 55.8405°N 4.1326°W / 55.8405; -4.1326Coordinates: 55°50′26″N 4°07′57″W / 55.8405°N 4.1326°W / 55.8405; -4.1326
Grid reference NS665628
Operations
Station code MTV
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2005/06 Increase 34,899
2006/07 Increase 36,779
2007/08 Increase 41,117
2008/09 Increase 51,302
2009/10 Increase 51,378
2010/11 Increase 55,724
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
Original company Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
8 January 1866 Opened[1]
16 August 1943 Closed[1]
4 October 1993 Re-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 Mount Vernon from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Mount Vernon railway station is located in the Mount Vernon area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is on the Whifflet Line, 6¾ miles (11 km) east of Glasgow Central railway station. Train services are provided by First ScotRail.

History[edit]

The Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway opened a station on this site in 1866. It was called Broomhouse, and closed to passengers in 1927[2] 1943.[3] It was rebuilt and reopened as Mount Vernon in 1993.

Services[edit]

From 1993[edit]

Following re-opening in 1993, a half-hourly service has operated between Glasgow Central and Whifflet stations, on Mondays to Saturdays. Sunday services only run for the month prior to Christmas,[4] and are extended to Shotts.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Baillieston   First ScotRail
Whifflet Line
  Carmyle
Historical railways
Baillieston   Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
Caledonian Railway
  Carmyle

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt (1995), page 165
  2. ^ "Passengers No More by G.Daniels"
  3. ^ "Butt"
  4. ^ National Rail Timetable

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