Prestwick International Airport railway station

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Prestwick International Airport National Rail
Prestwick Airport railway station at night.jpg
The station at night
Location
Place Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Local authority South Ayrshire
Coordinates 55°30′32″N 4°36′51″W / 55.5090°N 4.6141°W / 55.5090; -4.6141Coordinates: 55°30′32″N 4°36′51″W / 55.5090°N 4.6141°W / 55.5090; -4.6141
Grid reference NS350270
Operations
Station code PRA
Managed by Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 0.336 million
2012/13 Increase 0.343 million
2013/14 Increase 0.453 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.294 million
2015/16 Decrease 93,026
History
5 September 1994 Opened
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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 Prestwick International Airport from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Prestwick International Airport railway station (formerly known as Glasgow Prestwick Airport station) serves Glasgow Prestwick Airport, near the town of Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland. The station is 37 34 miles (60.8 km) south west of Glasgow Central, on the Ayrshire Coast Line.

It opened on 5 September 1994. It is currently the only railway station in Scotland that is directly connected to an airport. It is also the only railway station in Scotland not managed by Abellio ScotRail or Network Rail.

Services[edit]

December 2009[edit]

The station is served by half-hourly trains in each direction to Glasgow Central and Ayr and occasional services to Kilmarnock and stations beyond Ayr. The journey time to Glasgow is around 46 minutes.

December 2012[edit]

The station is served by three trains an hour in each direction to Glasgow Central and Ayr and occasional services to Kilmarnock and stations beyond Ayr. The journey time to Glasgow is around 46 minutes.

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Prestwick Town   Abellio ScotRail
Ayrshire Coast Line
  Troon
Prestwick Town   Abellio ScotRail
Glasgow South Western Line
  Troon

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