Shawlands railway station

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Shawlands National Rail
Shawlands
Looking south east towards Pollokshaws East
Location
Place Shawlands
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°49′45″N 4°17′33″W / 55.8293°N 4.2924°W / 55.8293; -4.2924Coordinates: 55°49′45″N 4°17′33″W / 55.8293°N 4.2924°W / 55.8293; -4.2924
Grid reference NS565619
Operations
Station code SHL
Managed by First ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 128,634
2005/06 162,865
2006/07 182,117
2007/08 98,657
2008/09 121,690
2009/10 140,608
2010/11 148,270
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 Shawlands from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shawlands railway station is a railway station serving Shawlands, a suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by First ScotRail and is located 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
Pollokshaws East   First ScotRail
Cathcart Circle
  Maxwell Park
Historical railways
Pollokshaws East
Line and station open
  Caledonian Railway
Cathcart District Railway
  Maxwell Park
Line and station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt (1995), page 209

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