Alexandra Parade railway station

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Alexandra Parade National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Pairèad Alexandra[1]
Alexandra Parade railway station, Glasgow (geograph 3373441).jpg
Location
PlaceGlasgow Cross
Local authorityGlasgow
Coordinates55°51′49″N 4°12′39″W / 55.8637°N 4.2107°W / 55.8637; -4.2107Coordinates: 55°51′49″N 4°12′39″W / 55.8637°N 4.2107°W / 55.8637; -4.2107
Grid referenceNS617655
Operations
Station codeAXP
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Increase 0.272 million
2015/16Increase 0.312 million
2016/17Increase 0.322 million
2017/18Increase 0.365 million
2018/19Increase 0.419 million
History
1 July 1881Opened as Alexandra Park[2]
1 January 1917Station closed[2]
2 June 1919Station reopened[2]
9 July 1923Station renamed Alexandra Parade[2]
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Alexandra Parade from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Railways in the Parkhead area
Alexandra Parade
Up arrow The Switchback (CR)
Haghill Goods
Kennyhill Goods
Duke Street
Haghill Junction
Camlachie Goods
Parkhead North
Parkhead Forge Siding
Parkhead Forge Junction
(GCR)
Bridgeton
Parkhead Stadium
(GCR)
London Road Goods
London Road Junction
(GCR)
Dalmarnock
Dalmarnock
Strathclyde Junction
Bridgeton Goods
(GCR)
River Clyde
Down arrow Glasgow Central Railway

Railways:

Alexandra Parade railway station is a railway station in Glasgow, Scotland. The station is 1 34 miles (2.8 km) east of Glasgow Queen Street on the Springburn branch of the North Clyde Line. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail.

It was built as part of the City of Glasgow Union Railway which provided a link across the Clyde (between the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway at Shields Junction and the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway at Sighthill Junction).

Services[edit]

On Sundays, an hourly Partick to Springburn service each way operates between 9am and 8pm.[3]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barnhill   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Duke Street
  Historical railways  
Garngad
Line open; Station closed
  City of Glasgow Union Railway
G&SWR and NBR
  Duke Street
Line and Station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ a b c d Butt (1995)
  3. ^ Table 226 National Rail timetable, December 2018

Sources[edit]

  • Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.

External links[edit]

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