Pollokshields West railway station

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For other Glasgow stations with similar names see Pollokshields and Pollokshields East.
Pollokshields West National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Pollokshields an Iar
Pollokshields West
Location
Place Pollokshields
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°50′15″N 4°16′34″W / 55.8376°N 4.2761°W / 55.8376; -4.2761Coordinates: 55°50′15″N 4°16′34″W / 55.8376°N 4.2761°W / 55.8376; -4.2761
Grid reference NS575628
Operations
Station code PLW
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.118 million
2005/06 Increase 0.127 million
2006/07 Increase 0.130 million
2007/08 Increase 0.141 million
2008/09 Increase 0.186 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.161 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.156 million
History
Original company Cathcart District Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping LMS
2 April 1894 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 Pollokshields West from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pollokshields West railway station is one of two railway stations in Pollokshields, a district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and lies on the Cathcart Circle Line.

History[edit]

Services[edit]

Up to November 1979[edit]

Two trains per hour between Glasgow Central and Kirkhill and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).

From November 1979[edit]

Following the opening of the Argyle Line on 5 November 1979, two trains per hour between Glasgow Central and Kirkhill and two trains per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).

From 2006[edit]

One train per hour between Glasgow Central and Kirkhill and one train per hour in each direction on the Cathcart Circle (Inner and Outer).

Routes[edit]

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

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995), page 187

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