St George's Cross subway station

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St. George's Cross
St George's Cross subway station in 2009.jpg
Looking down the stairs from Great Western Road to St George's Cross Subway station.
Location Queens Cross & Woodlands, Glasgow
Scotland
Coordinates 55°52′19″N 4°16′11″W / 55.87194°N 4.26972°W / 55.87194; -4.26972Coordinates: 55°52′19″N 4°16′11″W / 55.87194°N 4.26972°W / 55.87194; -4.26972
Operated by SPT
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type underground
Other information
Fare zone G
History
Opened 1896
Rebuilt 1977-1980
Traffic
Passengers 0.535 million annually enter/exit

St George's Cross subway station serves the area of Woodside area of Glasgow, as well as Woodlands, and Queens Cross[citation needed], Glasgow, in Scotland. The station name appears without an apostrophe on signs for no apparent reason.

It was opened in 1896 and comprehensively modernised in 1977-1980. The station still retains its original island platform configuration, though surface buildings were rebuilt prior to the 1977-1980 modernisation scheme, as part of a new road project.

This station recorded 580,000 boardings in the twelve months ending on 31 March 2005 [1].

St George's Cross is one of the stations mentioned in Cliff Hanley's song The Glasgow Underground.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

Preceding station   Strathclyde Partnership for Transport   Following station
Kelvinbridge   Glasgow Subway   Cowcaddens