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, station information and onward connections
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 in 1956, the station was reopened nearly 30 years later on 17 May 1985.

Station usage[edit]

In the year 2004-2005, Portlethen station 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 and by 2012-13 carried around 28,000 passengers per year.

Portlethen has a somewhat limited service, Trains only call here early in the morning and evening peaks and at night times with large gaps at certain times during the day,

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