Cessnock subway station

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Glasgow Subway
Cessnock subway station (11122768616).jpg
LocationCessnock, Glasgow
Coordinates55°51′09″N 4°17′45″W / 55.85250°N 4.29583°W / 55.85250; -4.29583Coordinates: 55°51′09″N 4°17′45″W / 55.85250°N 4.29583°W / 55.85250; -4.29583
Operated bySPT
Structure typeunderground
Other information
Fare zoneG
Passengers (2018)0.934 million annually[1]

Cessnock subway station is a station on the Glasgow Subway that serves the eastern part of Ibrox and the Cessnock area of the city. It is also the nearest station to Festival Park. Along with Kelvinhall, it is one of only two stations to retain its pre-modernisation surface buildings and entryway. It is also the only station to retain its pre-modernisation livery and signage. The entrance is at the east end of Walmer Crescent and leads under the residential housing.

It was opened in 1896 and modernised in 1977-1980. The station retains its original island platform configuration, and has no escalators.

There are 520,000 boardings per year at this station.[2]

The station is located close to the Glasgow Science Centre, BBC Scotland, STV Studios, and the SECC.

It is one of the stations mentioned in Cliff Hanley's song The Glasgow Underground.[3]

Past passenger numbers[edit]

  • 2004/05: 0.520 million annually[2]
  • 2011/12: 0.473 million annually[4]
Preceding station   Strathclyde Partnership for Transport   Following station
Kinning Park   Glasgow Subway   Ibrox


  1. ^ "Request for some usage statistics". Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. 11 January 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019 – via WhatDoTheyKnow.
  2. ^ a b http://www.spt.co.uk/publications/stats2005/s&t2005.pdf Archived 28 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ YouTube - The Glasgow Underground
  4. ^ "Freedom of Information request: Subway station patronage - 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012". Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2019 – via WhatDoTheyKnow.