Barnhill railway station
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|Scottish Gaelic: Cnoc an t-Sabhail|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||City of Glasgow Union Railway|
|Pre-grouping||G&SWR & NBR|
|Post-grouping||LMS & LNER|
|1 October 1883||Opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Barnhill from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Barnhill railway station is in Glasgow, Scotland, 3 miles (5 km) north of Glasgow Queen Street railway station 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). The line opened to goods traffic in 1875, but the station here wasn't opened until 1 October 1883, when the passenger service was extended from Alexandra Parade. Services through to Springburn weren't introduced until 1887.
Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a half-hourly service from Barnhill to Glasgow Queen Street and beyond (usually to Dumbarton Central via Yoker) southbound and to Cumbernauld via Springburn northbound.
Sundays see an hourly service between Partick and Cumbernauld between 9am and 8pm.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
North Clyde Line
Line and Station open
|City of Glasgow Union Railway
G&SWR and NBR
Line open; Station closed
- Railscot - City of Glasgow Union Railway Crawford, E Railscot; Retrieved 6 September 2016
- Glasgow Electric - The Story of Glasgow's New Electric Railway, p.12 Blake, George; British Rail publicity pamphlet, The Railways Archive ; Retrieved 6 September 2016
- Table 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016
- 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.
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