Hillington West railway station

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Hillington West National Rail
Scottish Gaelic: Hillington an Iar[1]
Hillington West railway station in 2009.jpg
Location
PlaceHillington
Local authorityGlasgow
Coordinates55°51′21″N 4°22′15″W / 55.8559°N 4.3708°W / 55.8559; -4.3708Coordinates: 55°51′21″N 4°22′15″W / 55.8559°N 4.3708°W / 55.8559; -4.3708
Grid referenceNS516650
Operations
Station codeHLW
Managed byAbellio ScotRail
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.330 million
2014/15Increase 0.429 million
2015/16Decrease 0.358 million
2016/17Decrease 0.329 million
2017/18Decrease 0.324 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTESPT
History
1 April 1940Opened as Hillington
3 March 1952Renamed Hillington West
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hillington West from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Hillington West 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 1 April 1940 as Hillington.[2] The station was renamed Hillington West on 3 March 1952.[2]

Services[edit]

The basic off peak frequency from here (Mon-Sat) is half-hourly, eastbound to Glasgow Central & westbound to Greenock Central and Gourock. A few Wemyss Bay trains call in the peaks and also in the evenings (once per hour each way after 18:30 to maintain the overall frequency, as the Gourock service drops to hourly). On Sundays the Gourock - Glasgow trains call hourly.[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
Paisley Gilmour Street   Abellio ScotRail
Inverclyde Line
  Hillington East