Portlethen railway station

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Portlethen National Rail
Portlethen
Location
Place Portlethen
Local authority Aberdeenshire
Coordinates 57°03′41″N 2°07′41″W / 57.0614°N 2.1280°W / 57.0614; -2.1280Coordinates: 57°03′41″N 2°07′41″W / 57.0614°N 2.1280°W / 57.0614; -2.1280
Grid reference NO923967
Operations
Station code PLN
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  10,722
2005/06 Increase 14,887
2006/07 Increase 21,073
2007/08 Increase 22,055
2008/09 Decrease 19,906
2009/10 Decrease 15,186
2010/11 Increase 18,382
2011/12 Increase 19,078
2012/13 Increase 28,000
History
1 April 1850 Opened
11 June 1956 Closed
17 May 1985 Reopened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Portlethen from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Portlethen railway station serves the town of Portlethen in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The station was opened on 1 April 1850. After closure for nearly 30 years, the station was reopened on 17 May 1985.

Station usage[edit]

As of the end of 2004-2005, Portlethen station had attracted just under 11,000 (combined entry/exit) passengers,[clarification needed] including 3,746 (combined entry/exit) season ticket journeys. By 2006-07, the annual number of passengers had increased to over 21,000.

The station serves primarily as a commuter station, as the majority of the few trains stopping at Portlethen serve Aberdeen commuters.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Stonehaven   First ScotRail
Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
  Aberdeen
Stonehaven   First ScotRail
Glasgow to Aberdeen Line
  Aberdeen
Historical railways
Newtonhill
Line open; Station closed
  Aberdeen Railway   Cove Bay
Line open; Station closed