Drumchapel railway station

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Drumchapel National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Druim a' Chaibeil[1]
Drumchapel railway station in 2006.jpg
Drumchapel railway station, eastbound platform in 2006
Location
Place Drumchapel
Local authority Glasgow
Coordinates 55°54′17″N 4°21′47″W / 55.9047°N 4.3630°W / 55.9047; -4.3630Coordinates: 55°54′17″N 4°21′47″W / 55.9047°N 4.3630°W / 55.9047; -4.3630
Grid reference NS523704
Operations
Station code DMC
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 Increase 0.405 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.376 million
2014/15 Increase 0.384 million
2015/16 Increase 0.385 million
2016/17 Decrease 0.360 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Drumchapel from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Drumchapel railway station serves the Drumchapel area of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is served by trains on the Argyle Line and North Clyde Line.

The station is situated on Garscadden Road. It has a car park facility as well as a bus terminus.

Despite being named Drumchapel station, it is closer to Blairdardie and old Drumchapel.

Facilities[edit]

The station has a small car park with 29 spaces, 10 cycle stands, and a staffed ticket office during operating hours.[2]

Services[edit]

On Mondays-Saturdays, trains between Balloch & Airdrie stop each way every 30 minutes. In addition to these North Clyde Line services, there are two Argyle Line trains per hour between Dalmuir and Central Low Level that call - these come from Motherwell or Whifflet northbound but run southbound to Larkhall. Sundays see a half-hourly service to Edinburgh via Airdrie and to Helensburgh Central.[3]

The station is situated on the suburban Glasgow portion of the West Highland Line. However, none of these services stop here.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Westerton   Abellio ScotRail
Argyle Line
  Drumry
Westerton   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Drumry

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. "Gaelic/English Station Index". Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8. 
  2. ^ http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/DMC.aspx
  3. ^ GB eNRT 2016 Edition, Table 226

Sources[edit]

  • 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.