Edinburgh Park railway station

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Not to be confused with South Gyle railway station.
Edinburgh Park National Rail Edinburgh Trams
Edinburgh Park Station.JPG
Location
Place South Gyle
Local authority Edinburgh
Coordinates 55°55′39″N 3°18′28″W / 55.9276°N 3.3077°W / 55.9276; -3.3077Coordinates: 55°55′39″N 3°18′28″W / 55.9276°N 3.3077°W / 55.9276; -3.3077
Grid reference NT184712
Operations
Station code EDP
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms

2 National Rail

2 Edinburgh Trams
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.646 million
2012/13 Increase 0.816 million
2013/14 Increase 0.960 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.894 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.889 million
History
Key dates Opened December 2003 (December 2003)
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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 Edinburgh Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Edinburgh Park railway station is a railway station in the west of Edinburgh, Scotland, serving the Edinburgh Park business park and the Hermiston Gait shopping centre. The station opened in December 2003 and is the first intermediate station between Haymarket and Linlithgow since 1951. Ticket Barriers came into use on 25 March 2015

The platforms with Electrification.

There are two platforms, linked by a covered footbridge, which is accessible by either stairs or a lift. There is also a pedestrian underpass just outside the station, accessible from both platforms. Tickets are available from one of the two ticket machines.

Edinburgh Park station is on the edge of South Gyle, but should not be confused with South Gyle railway station which is a mile (two kilometres) away.

The railway through Edinburgh Park station was electrified (using overhead wires at 25 kV) in October 2010 as part of the Airdrie-Bathgate Rail Link project.

Edinburgh Trams[edit]

The Edinburgh Park tram stop (and the entire tram line) opened on 31 May 2014, the station then becoming a fully staffed rail/tram interchange. The tram stop is adjacent to the southern exit of the railway station.

The first tram (under test and without passengers) called at the stop on 8 October 2013.[1]

Services[edit]

Edinburgh to Dunblane, Milngavie and Helensburgh Central services call at the station, providing six trains an hour to Edinburgh city centre, two to Stirling and four to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level via Bathgate on weekdays & Saturdays.[2] The Milngavie trains do not run in the evenings or on Sundays, whilst the Dunblane service is hourly at these times.

Trains on the E&GR main line to Queen Street H.L via Falkirk High do not stop here and passengers wishing to travel to stations between Falkirk & Queen St H.L must change at Polmont.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Haymarket   Abellio ScotRail
North Clyde Line
  Uphall
Haymarket   Abellio ScotRail
Edinburgh–Dunblane Line
  Linlithgow
Preceding station   Edinburgh Trams   Following station
Bankhead
towards York Place
  York Place-Edinburgh Airport   Edinburgh Park Central
towards Edinburgh Airport

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