Duke Street railway station

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Duke Street National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Sràid an Diùic[1]
Duke Street station looking north - 2012-04-25.jpg
Location
PlaceDennistoun
Local authorityGlasgow
Coordinates55°51′32″N 4°12′44″W / 55.8590°N 4.2122°W / 55.8590; -4.2122Coordinates: 55°51′32″N 4°12′44″W / 55.8590°N 4.2122°W / 55.8590; -4.2122
Grid referenceNS616650
Operations
Station codeDST
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.110 million
2014/15Increase 0.119 million
2015/16Increase 0.137 million
2016/17Increase 0.166 million
2017/18Increase 0.192 million
History
Original companyCity of Glasgow Union Railway
1 January 1881Opened
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 Duke Street from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Railways in Parkhead area
Alexandra Parade
Up arrow The Switchback (CR)
Haghill Goods
Kennyhill Goods
Duke Street
Haghill Junction
Camlachie Goods
Parkhead North
Parkhead Forge Siding
Parkhead Forge Junction
(GCR)
Bridgeton
Parkhead Stadium
(GCR)
London Road Goods
London Road Junction
(GCR)
Dalmarnock
Dalmarnock (1841)
Strathclyde Junction
Bridgeton Goods
(GCR)
River Clyde
Down arrow Glasgow Central Railway

Railways:

Duke Street Railway Station is a railway station in Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is served by trains on the North Clyde Line, 1½ miles (2 km) north east of Glasgow Queen Street.

It was built as part of the City of Glasgow Union Railway which provided a link across the Clyde (between the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway at Shields Junction and the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway at Sighthill Junction). Though goods traffic began using the line in 1875, the station was not opened until 1881 with trains initially running as far as Alexandra Park (as it was then known). An extension to Barnhill followed two years later, but it was not until 1887 that they finally reached Springburn.[2]

Electric operation at the station began in 1960 (using the 25 kV A.C overhead system), when the branch from Bellgrove was incorporated into the North Clyde line electrification scheme. Through running to Cumbernauld began in May 2014 - prior to this a change at Springburn was required.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday there is a half-hourly service northbound to Springburn and southbound to Glasgow Queen Street and beyond (usually to Dumbarton Central).

On Sundays, an hourly service between Partick and Springburn call in each direction between 9am and 8pm[3] (there was no service on Sundays prior to May 2015).

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. ^ Railscot - City of Glasgow Union Railway Crawford, E Railscot; Retrieved 6 September 2016
  3. ^ Table 226 National Rail timetable, December 2018
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Alexandra Parade   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Bellgrove
  Historical railways  
Alexandra Parade   City of Glasgow Union Railway
G&SWR and NBR
  Bellgrove