Gartcosh railway station

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Gartcosh National Rail
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Location
Place Gartcosh
Local authority North Lanarkshire
Coordinates 55°53′08″N 4°04′44″W / 55.8855°N 4.0788°W / 55.8855; -4.0788Coordinates: 55°53′08″N 4°04′44″W / 55.8855°N 4.0788°W / 55.8855; -4.0788
Grid reference NS700677
Operations
Station code GRH
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 Increase 0.144 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.142 million
2013/14 Increase 0.153 million
2014/15 Increase 0.177 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.157 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
Original company Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway
Pre-grouping Caledonian Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1 June 1831 (1831-06-01) Station opened
5 November 1962 Closed
9 May 2005 Opened
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 Gartcosh from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Gartcosh railway station serves the village of Gartcosh, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The railway station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is located on the Cumbernauld Line, 7¾ miles (12 km) north east of Glasgow Queen Street (High Level) station.

The station was opened on 9 May 2005 by The Princess Royal. The station was built at a cost of over £3 million, provided by Strathclyde Passenger Transport and North Lanarkshire council, on the site of the previous Gartcosh station that closed in 1962.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday there are three trains per hour from Gartcosh to Glasgow Queen Street westbound and Cumbernauld eastbound with an hourly service continuing to Falkirk Grahamston. Two of the westbound services run via Queen St Low Level to Partick and Dalmuir over the North Clyde Line whilst the other (the service to/from Falkirk) terminates at Queen St High Level.[1]

On Sundays there is an hourly service to Partick via Queen St LL and to Cumbernauld.

Facilities[edit]

The station has a car park, but is not permanently staffed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GB National Rail Timetable May - December 2014, Table 226
  2. ^ http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/GRH.aspx

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Stepps   Abellio ScotRail
Cumbernauld Line
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