Bearsden railway station
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|Local authority||East Dunbartonshire|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1863|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* 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.|
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.
The station has a car park with 92 spaces, and a staffed ticket office from Monday to Saturday.
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. 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.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
North Clyde Line
- McCardel, J (1973). New Kilpatrick Parish and its Story. Bell & Bain, Glasgow. p. 25.
- Table 225 & 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016
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