Alexandra Parade railway station

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This station was once named Alexandra Park: for a guide to the various stations of that name see Alexandra Park railway station (disambiguation).

Alexandra Parade National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Pairèad Alexandra
Alexandra Parade railway station in 2009.jpg
Location
Place Glasgow Cross
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°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 reference NS617655
Operations
Station code AXP
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.182 million
2012/13 Increase 0.193 million
2013/14 Increase 0.246 million
2014/15 Increase 0.272 million
2015/16 Increase 0.312 million
History
1 July 1881 Opened as Alexandra Park[1]
1 January 1917 Station closed[1]
2 June 1919 Station reopened[1]
9 July 1923 Station renamed Alexandra Parade[1]
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* 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.
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Railways in Parkhead area
City of Glasgow Union Railway Up arrow
(CoGUR)Alexandra Parade
Up arrow The Switchback (CR)
(CoGUR)Haghill Goods
Kennyhill Goods(SB CR)
(CoGUR)Duke Street
Haghill Junction
(CB NBR)Camlachie Goods
Parkhead North(CB NBR)
Parkhead Forge Siding(SB CR)
Parkhead Forge Junction
(GCR)Bridgeton
Parkhead Stadium(GCR)
London Road Goods(SB CR)
London Road Junction
(GCR)Dalmarnock
Dalmarnock (1841)(SB CR)
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 1¾ miles (3 km) east of Glasgow Queen Street on the North Clyde Line (Springburn branch). 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 Cumbernauld service each way operates between 9am and 8pm.[2]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Barnhill   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  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. ^ a b c d Butt (1995)
  2. ^ Table 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016