Hillington East railway station

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Hillington East National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Hillington an Ear[1]
Hillington East Station 02.JPG
Looking east towards Cardonald
Location
PlaceHillington
Local authorityGlasgow
Coordinates55°51′15″N 4°21′18″W / 55.8542°N 4.3551°W / 55.8542; -4.3551Coordinates: 55°51′15″N 4°21′18″W / 55.8542°N 4.3551°W / 55.8542; -4.3551
Grid referenceNS526648
Operations
Station codeHLE
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 0.209 million
2014/15Increase 0.215 million
2015/16Increase 0.223 million
2016/17Increase 0.253 million
2017/18Increase 0.279 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTESPT
History
19 March 1934Opened as Hillington
1 April 1940Renamed Hillington East
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 Hillington East from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Hillington East railway station is located in the Hillington district of Glasgow, Scotland. The station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Inverclyde Line.

History[edit]

The station opened on 19 March 1934 as Hillington.[2] The station was renamed Hillington East on 1 April 1940.[2]

Services[edit]

The basic off peak frequency from here (Mon-Sat) is half-hourly, eastbound to Glasgow Central & westbound to Greenock Central & Gourock. A few Wemyss Bay trains call in the peaks and also in the evenings (once per hour each way after 18:30, as the Gourock service drops to hourly). On Sundays both Gourock & Wemyss Bay trains call here, giving a half-hourly frequency to/from Glasgow.[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Brailsford 2017, Gaelic/English Station Index.
  2. ^ a b Butt, page 120
  3. ^ Table 219 National Rail timetable, May 2016

References[edit]

  • Brailsford, Martyn, ed. (December 2017) [1987]. Railway Track Diagrams 1: Scotland & Isle of Man (6th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. ISBN 978-0-9549866-9-8.
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Hillington West   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Cardonald