Hawkhead railway station

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Hawkhead
National Rail
Hawkhead railway station in 2005.jpg
Hawkhead station in 2005.
LocationPaisley, Renfrewshire
Scotland
Coordinates55°50′32″N 4°23′58″W / 55.8421°N 4.3995°W / 55.8421; -4.3995Coordinates: 55°50′32″N 4°23′58″W / 55.8421°N 4.3995°W / 55.8421; -4.3995
Grid referenceNS498635
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Transit authoritySPT
Platforms1
Other information
Station codeHKH
History
Original companyGlasgow and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingGlasgow and South Western Railway
Post-groupingLMS
Key dates
1 May 1894Opened[1]
1 January 1917Closed[1]
1919Reopened[1]
14 February 1966Closed[1]
12 April 1991New station, reopened by British Rail[1]
Passengers
2015/16Increase 0.201 million
2016/17Increase 0.224 million
2017/18Steady 0.224 million
2018/19Increase 0.244 million
2019/20Increase 0.249 million
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Hawkhead railway station is a railway station in the Seedhill area of Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and lies on the Paisley Canal Line, 6½ miles (10 km) west of Glasgow Central.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 May 1894 and was closed on 1 January 1917.[1] It was reopened in 1919 and was closed to passengers on 14 February 1966.[1]

A newly built station opened on 12 April 1991[1] following the resumption of train services on the Paisley Canal Line, in 1990 by British Rail.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturdays there is a half-hourly service westbound to Paisley Canal and eastbound to Glasgow Central.

On Sundays, an hourly service operates to both Paisley Canal and Glasgow Central,

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Paisley Canal   Abellio ScotRail
Paisley Canal Line
  Crookston
  Historical railways  
Paisley Canal   Glasgow and South Western Railway
Paisley Canal Line
  Crookston

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Butt (1995), page 32

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.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • RAILSCOT Hawkhead photographs from 1953 to present