Drumfrochar railway station

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Drumfrochar National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Druim Fhraochair[1]
Drumfrochar1.jpg
Drumfrochar station, looking west towards Wemyss Bay in October 2007
Location
PlaceGreenock
Local authorityInverclyde
Coordinates55°56′28″N 4°46′20″W / 55.9412°N 4.7723°W / 55.9412; -4.7723Coordinates: 55°56′28″N 4°46′20″W / 55.9412°N 4.7723°W / 55.9412; -4.7723
Grid referenceNS269754
Operations
Station codeDFR
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 69,828
2014/15Increase 72,922
2015/16Decrease 68,438
2016/17Increase 80,654
2017/18Decrease 66,232
History
24 May 1998Opened
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 Drumfrochar from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Drumfrochar railway station is a railway station located in a residential district in the south-western part of Greenock, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Inverclyde Line, 23 miles (37 km) west of Glasgow Central.

Upon exiting the station to the west, one is confronted with panoramic views over the south-west of the town, including Greenock prison.

Opened on 24 May 1998, it is the newest station on the line.

Services[edit]

Since opening in 1998, there has been an hourly service at Drumfrochar, with Inverclyde Line services between Glasgow Central and Wemyss Bay calling there.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Branchton   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Whinhill

Gallery[edit]

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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Drumfrochar railway station at Wikimedia Commons