Bearsden railway station

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Bearsden National Rail
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Bearsden railway station in 1961
Location
Place Bearsden
Local authority East Dunbartonshire
Coordinates 55°55′01″N 4°19′57″W / 55.9170°N 4.3324°W / 55.9170; -4.3324Coordinates: 55°55′01″N 4°19′57″W / 55.9170°N 4.3324°W / 55.9170; -4.3324
Grid reference NS543717
Operations
Station code BRN
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 0.534 million
2012/13 Increase 0.571 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.538 million
2014/15 Increase 0.571 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.565 million
History
Key dates Opened 1863 (1863)
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 Bearsden from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Bearsden railway station serves Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire near Glasgow, Scotland. The railway station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and lies on the Argyle Line and North Clyde Lines.

The naming is unusual in that the current title of the town (which was originally New Kilpatrick), was taken from the station name, rather than the town giving its name to the station.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The station has a car park with 92 spaces, and a staffed ticket office from Monday to Saturday.[2]

Services[edit]

Trains to Glasgow operate on a regular schedule, with a departure once every 15 minutes from Monday to Saturday during the daytime. Two trains per hour go via Glasgow Central on the Argyle Line (and on to Motherwell), while the other two travel via Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley (limited stop) on the North Clyde Line.[3] Edinburgh trains do not run in the evenings & on Sundays.

Trains also go northbound towards Milngavie from Monday to Saturday during the daytime every 15 minutes and half-hourly on evenings and Sundays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCardel, J (1973). New Kilpatrick Parish and its Story. Bell & Bain, Glasgow. p. 25. 
  2. ^ http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/BRN/details.aspx
  3. ^ Table 225 & 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Westerton   Abellio ScotRail
Argyle Line
  Hillfoot
Westerton   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Hillfoot