Cardonald railway station

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Cardonald National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Cair Dhòmhnaill[1]
Cardonald Railway Station 01.jpg
Looking east towards Glasgow Central
Location
PlaceCardonald
Local authorityGlasgow
Coordinates55°51′09″N 4°20′22″W / 55.8526°N 4.3395°W / 55.8526; -4.3395Coordinates: 55°51′09″N 4°20′22″W / 55.8526°N 4.3395°W / 55.8526; -4.3395
Grid referenceNS535646
Operations
Station codeCDO
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13Increase 0.173 million
2013/14Increase 0.202 million
2014/15Increase 0.211 million
2015/16Increase 0.227 million
2016/17Decrease 0.220 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTESPT
History
1 July 1843Opened as Moss Road
1845Closed
1 October 1879Reopened and renamed Cardonald
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Cardonald from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Cardonald railway station is located in the Cardonald district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Inverclyde Line.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 July 1843 as Moss Road and closed in 1845.[2] The station was reopened and renamed Cardonald on 1 October 1879.[2]

On 24 March 2008, a woman was hit by a train at Cardonald. She later died of her injuries.[3]

Services[edit]

  • 2tph to Glasgow Central
  • 2tph to Gourock

The evening service is:

  • 1tph to Wemyss Bay
  • 1tph to Gourock
  • 2tph to Glasgow Central

There is an hourly service each way on Sundays to Glasgow & Gourock.[4]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ a b Butt, page 164
  3. ^ "Train hits woman on station track". BBC News website. BBC. 2008-03-24. Retrieved 2008-12-02.
  4. ^ Table 219 National Rail timetable, May 2016

References[edit]

  • Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8.
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Hillington East   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Glasgow Central
  Historical railways  
Deanside
Line and station closed
  Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow and Renfrew District Railway
  Connection with G&PJR
Paisley Gilmour Street   Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway (Govan Branch)
  Govan
Line and station closed
  Caledonian and Glasgow & South Western Railways
Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway
  Ibrox
Line open; station closed