Fauldhouse railway station

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Fauldhouse National Rail
Fauldhouse August 2012.jpg
Fauldhouse station in 2012
Location
Place Fauldhouse
Local authority West Lothian
Coordinates 55°49′21″N 3°43′09″W / 55.8224°N 3.7192°W / 55.8224; -3.7192Coordinates: 55°49′21″N 3°43′09″W / 55.8224°N 3.7192°W / 55.8224; -3.7192
Grid reference NS923601
Operations
Station code FLD
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 44,196
2012/13 Decrease 42,350
2013/14 Increase 43,098
2014/15 Increase 45,500
2015/16 Decrease 45,178
History
Original company Cleland and Midcalder Railway
9 July 1869[1] Opened as Fauldhouse for Crofthead
1 June 1872[1] Renamed Fauldhouse
3 March 1952[1] Renamed Fauldhouse North
29 March 1986 Renamed
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 Fauldhouse from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Fauldhouse railway station is a railway station serving Fauldhouse in West Lothian, Scotland. It is located on the Shotts Line, 23¼ miles (37 km) west of Edinburgh Waverley towards Glasgow Central.

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.

Services[edit]

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).[2]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt 1995, p. 95.
  2. ^ Table 224 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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. 

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Breich   Abellio ScotRail
Shotts Line
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