Fauldhouse railway station
Fauldhouse station in 2012
|Local authority||West Lothian|
|Managed by||Abellio ScotRail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Cleland and Midcalder Railway|
|9 July 1869||Opened as Fauldhouse for Crofthead|
|1 June 1872||Renamed Fauldhouse|
|3 March 1952||Renamed Fauldhouse North|
|29 March 1986||Renamed|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Fauldhouse from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station is almost at the halfway point of the Shotts Line between Glasgow and Edinburgh. The station is located on the south-western edge of the village of Fauldhouse.
Monday to Saturday, there is generally an hourly service eastbound to Edinburgh Waverley and westbound towards Glasgow Central (less frequently in the late evening). There is also a single train each way to/from Motherwell (from there in the early morning, back in the evening).
There are no ticket collection or purchasing facilities at the station and it is unmanned with limited car parking facilities.
Sundays see a 2-hourly service in both directions to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
- 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.
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