Pollokshields East railway station

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For other Glasgow stations with similar names see Pollokshields and Pollokshields West.
Pollokshields East National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Pollokshields an Ear
Pollokshields East
Looking north towards Glasgow Central
Location
Place Pollokshields
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′27″N 4°16′08″W / 55.8407°N 4.2690°W / 55.8407; -4.2690Coordinates: 55°50′27″N 4°16′08″W / 55.8407°N 4.2690°W / 55.8407; -4.2690
Grid reference NS580632
Operations
Station code PLE
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.156 million
2005/06 Increase 0.175 million
2006/07 Increase 0.185 million
2007/08 Increase 0.193 million
2008/09 Increase 0.238 million
2009/10 Increase 0.254 million
2010/11 Increase 0.289 million
History
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
1 March 1886 Opened[1][2]
1 January 1917 Closed[1]
1 June 1919 Reopened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pollokshields East from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pollokshields East railway station is one of two railway stations serving Pollokshields in Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and lies on the Cathcart Circle Line.

History[edit]

Services[edit]

2008[edit]

A typical weekday and Saturday service is five trains per hour to Glasgow Central (one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle, two from Neilston and one from Newton via Kirkhill), two trains per hour to Neilston and one train per hour to Newton (the one other hourly train to/from Newton runs via Langside). A Sunday service is almost the same except the Cathcart Circle trains do not operate. As a result, only three trains per hour operate to Glasgow Central.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Queen's Park   First ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Glasgow Central
Historical railways
Queen's Park
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Eglinton Street
Line open; station closed

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt (1995), page 187
  2. ^ Kernahan (1980)

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