Shields Road subway station

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Shields Road
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Exterior view of Shields Road Subway station.
Station statistics
Address Pollokshields, Glasgow
Scotland
Coordinates 55°51′01″N 4°16′28″W / 55.85028°N 4.27444°W / 55.85028; -4.27444Coordinates: 55°51′01″N 4°16′28″W / 55.85028°N 4.27444°W / 55.85028; -4.27444
Structure type underground
Platforms 2
Other information
Operator SPT
Fare zone G
ZoneCard in use
Traffic
Passengers () 0.451 million annually enter/exit[citation needed]

Shields Road subway station is a station of Glasgow Subway, serving the Pollokshields areas of Glasgow, Scotland. Nearby is Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Scotland Street School Museum. This was one of four (now three[1]) stations which has Park and Ride facilities.

The station has been left in an industrial area by post-war reconstruction and is isolated from surrounding areas by the M8 motorway and approach roads for the Kingston Bridge. There were 460,000 passengers in the 12 months to 31 March 2005.[2] These trips were largely generated by the adjacent 'Park & Ride' car park. The car park was rebuilt with over 800 spaces in a project that ended in September 2006.

The east end of the car park is closer to the entrance of West Street subway station.

The station is actually on Scotland Street, not Shields Road. There has been some consideration of changing its name.

Preceding station   Strathclyde Partnership for Transport   Following station
West Street   Glasgow Subway   Kinning Park

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