Branchton railway station

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Branchton National Rail
Branchton station 1.jpg
View looking towards Greenock from
footbridge over Inverkip Road
Location
Place Branchton
Local authority Inverclyde
Coordinates 55°56′25″N 4°48′15″W / 55.9404°N 4.8042°W / 55.9404; -4.8042Coordinates: 55°56′25″N 4°48′15″W / 55.9404°N 4.8042°W / 55.9404; -4.8042
Grid reference NS250754
Operations
Station code BCN
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 98,692
2012/13 Increase 0.108 million
2013/14 Increase 0.114 million
2014/15 Increase 0.117 million
2015/16 Increase 0.122 million
History
Original company BR Scottish Region
5 June 1967 Opened
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 Branchton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Branchton railway station is a railway station in Scotland opened in 1967 under British Rail located in the south-west of the town of Greenock, beside the area called Branchton. The station is on the Inverclyde Line, 24¾ miles (40 km) west of Glasgow Central. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail.

Services[edit]

There is an hourly service daily (including Sundays) eastbound to Paisley Gilmour Street & Glasgow Central and westbound to Wemyss Bay.[1]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
IBM   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Drumfrochar

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Table 219 National Rail timetable, May 2016

References[edit]

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