Mount Vernon railway station
|Managed by||First ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Original company||Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway|
|8 January 1866||Opened|
|16 August 1943||Closed|
|4 October 1993||Re-opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z|
|* 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.|
|UK Railways portal|
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.
The Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway opened a station on this site in 1866. It was called Broomhouse, and closed to passengers in 1943. It was rebuilt and reopened as Mount Vernon in 1993.
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, and are extended to Shotts.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Baillieston||Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
- Butt (1995), page 165
- National Rail Timetable
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0086-1. OCLC 22311137.
- "RAILSCOT on Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway". Retrieved 4 September 2011.
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