Hawkhead railway station

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Hawkhead National Rail
Hawkhead railway station in 2005.jpg
Location
Place Paisley
Local authority Renfrewshire
Coordinates 55°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 reference NS498635
Operations
Station code HKH
Managed by Abellio ScotRail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.145 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.139 million
2013/14 Increase 0.167 million
2014/15 Increase 0.184 million
2015/16 Increase 0.201 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE SPT
History
Original company Glasgow and South Western Railway
Pre-grouping Glasgow and South Western Railway
Post-grouping LMS
1 May 1894 Opened[1]
1 January 1917 Closed[1]
? Reopened[1]
14 February 1966 Closed[1]
12 April 1991 New station, reopened by British Rail[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hawkhead from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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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 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

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