Cardross railway station

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Cardross National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Càrdanros[1]
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Cardross railway station
Location
Place Cardross
Local authority Argyll and Bute
Coordinates 55°57′36″N 4°39′09″W / 55.9601°N 4.6526°W / 55.9601; -4.6526Coordinates: 55°57′36″N 4°39′09″W / 55.9601°N 4.6526°W / 55.9601; -4.6526
Grid reference NS344773
Operations
Station code CDR
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13 Decrease 0.227 million
2013/14 Steady 0.227 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.180 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.165 million
2016/17 Decrease 0.145 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
Zone D3
History
Original company Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Post-grouping LNER
28 May 1858[2] Station opened
4 November 1960 Electric train service commenced
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 Cardross from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Cardross railway station is a railway station serving the village of Cardross, Scotland. The station is 19 miles (31 km) north west of Glasgow Queen Street on the North Clyde Line positioned on the banks of the north side of the river Clyde. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail. The station has two platforms and a footbridge as well as a level crossing mainly used by the nearby sawmill.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway on 28 May 1858.[2] On 4 November 1960 electric services commenced using the Class 303 EMU. from 2002, class 334 electric multiple units replaced the class 303 trains.

The station has undergone many refurbishments. Between October and December 2010 a major refurbishment was carried out by Network Rail, including platform surface renewals and improved disabled access.

Services[edit]

2009/2010[edit]

There is a daily half-hourly service eastbound to Glasgow Queen Street and Airdrie and westbound towards Helensburgh Central. The service was operated by Class 320s and Class 334s

2010/2011 (From 12 December 2010)[edit]

There is a daily half-hourly service eastbound to Glasgow Queen Street and beyond to Edinburgh Waverley and westbound towards Helensburgh Central. The interim timetable pending availability of sufficient Class 334s to operate the service has on Mondays to Fridays one eastbound train per hour terminating at Airdrie.

2016[edit]

The basic frequency remains half-hourly on weekdays, running southbound to Edinburgh via Queen Street Low Level, Airdrie & Bathgate. These run limited stop between Dumbarton East and Queen Street L.L and omit stations east of there through to Bathgate. On Sundays the frequency remains the same but the stopping pattern changes to all stations via Singer.[3]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Dalreoch   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Craigendoran
  Historical railways  
Dalreoch
Line and Station open
  Glasgow, Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
North British Railway
  Craigendoran
Line and Station open

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ a b Butt (1995)
  3. ^ Table 226 National Rail timetable, May 2016

Sources[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: 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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